tailor-make


tailor-make
verb
1. create (clothes) with cloth (Freq. 1)
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Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?

Syn: ↑sew, ↑tailor
Derivationally related forms: ↑tailor (for: ↑tailor), ↑tailoring (for: ↑tailor), ↑sewer (for: ↑sew), ↑sewing (for: ↑sew)
Hypernyms: ↑fashion, ↑forge
Hyponyms: ↑run up, ↑quilt
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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They tailor-make the cape

2. make to specifications
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I had this desk custom-made for me

Syn: ↑custom-make, ↑customize, ↑customise
Hypernyms: ↑produce, ↑make, ↑create
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • tailor-make — /tay leuhr mayk /, v.t., tailor made, tailor making. to make or adjust to meet the needs of the particular situation, individual, object, etc.: to tailor make a tour. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • tailor — noun a person whose occupation is making clothes such as suits for individual customers. verb 1》 (of a tailor) make (clothes) to fit individual customers. 2》 (usu. tailor something for/to) make or adapt for a particular purpose or person.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • tailor — tai·lor || teɪlÉ™(r) n. one who makes or alters garments v. work as a tailor; make or alter a garment; create or adapt for a particular need or desire …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tailor — tai‧lor [ˈteɪlə ǁ ər] verb [transitive] to make something or put something together so that it is exactly right for someone s needs: • We can tailor the insurance policy to fit your family s needs. tailored adjective : • tailored financial advice …   Financial and business terms

  • tailor — [tā′lər] n. [ME < OFr tailleor < taillier, to cut, decide, fix < VL taliare, to split, cut, orig. prob. to prune < L talea, a stick, twig, scion < IE base * tal , to grow, sprout > ON thǫll, young fir] a person who makes,… …   English World dictionary

  • Tailor — Tai lor, n. [OF. tailleor, F. tailleur, fr. OF. taillier, F. tailler to cut, fr. L. talea a rod, stick, a cutting, layer for planting. Cf. {Detail}, {Entail}, {Retail}, {Tally}, n.] 1. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men s garments;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tailor bird — Tailor Tai lor, n. [OF. tailleor, F. tailleur, fr. OF. taillier, F. tailler to cut, fr. L. talea a rod, stick, a cutting, layer for planting. Cf. {Detail}, {Entail}, {Retail}, {Tally}, n.] 1. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tailor herring — Tailor Tai lor, n. [OF. tailleor, F. tailleur, fr. OF. taillier, F. tailler to cut, fr. L. talea a rod, stick, a cutting, layer for planting. Cf. {Detail}, {Entail}, {Retail}, {Tally}, n.] 1. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tailor — [n] person who sews clothing clothier, costumier, couturier, dressmaker, garment maker, needle worker*, outfitter, suit maker; concept 348 tailor [v] make to fit; adjust accommodate, adapt, alter, conform, convert, custom make, cut, cut to fit,… …   New thesaurus


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