Definition of tailleur in English:


nounplural noun tailleur

dated, formal
  • A woman's tailor-made suit.

    ‘A group of belles de jour ready for sin strutted down the oval runway in black velvet dresses with white lace collars, deep green fox coats and chic tailleurs with cardigan jacket à la Chanel.’
    • ‘Hobeika's biggest strength in this collection is his tailleurs as exampled by the breathtaking beaded skirt suit with big collar and mink arm trims.’
    • ‘You never see her in frills, ruffles, bows, voluminous ball gowns, or anything other than stark and simple tailleur.’
    • ‘It was the divine Dietrich, She wore a severe tailleur, a fedora and her blonde hair was wavy.’



/täˈyər/ /tɑˈjər/