Definition of tailored in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtālərd/ /ˈteɪlərd/


  • (of clothes) smart, fitted, and well cut.

    ‘a tailored charcoal-gray suit’
    • ‘In an effort to boost pride in York, it was agreed cabbies should wear smart suits, tailored trousers and black dress shoes in winter.’
    • ‘I looked down upon my beautifully tailored costume.’
    • ‘So perhaps try some tailored pants (and a tailored vest if you go that route)’
    • ‘It features a sueded finish, tailored collar with top button loop, a left chest pocket, and a double layer back yoke with extended shoulders.’
    • ‘This is not a fabric which tailors well; it is more suited to soft, drapey designs such as full skirts and pants, soft blouses as opposed to tailored shirts.’
    • ‘Men typically wore trousers and a tailored shirt under a vest or coat.’
    • ‘The groom is wearing his tailored black tuxedo with cummerbund and all the classic details.’
    • ‘The firm makes fabrics for men's suits and women's tailored garments.’
    • ‘What is the least I can expect to pay for a decent tailored suit?’
    • ‘Dressed in a silver-patterned silk shirt and tailored trousers, he exudes self-confidence.’
    • ‘Keep in mind, however, that a layered combo can include one or more classy pieces, such as a tailored blazer and a fine dress shirt.’
    • ‘In addition, you're sure to find a lot of merino wool in stores, as well as plenty of sharp, tailored suits.’
    • ‘Avoid keeping things in your suit pocket if it's a slim-fitting, tailored suit.’
    • ‘This clothing industry trade group is made up of men's apparel retailers and manufacturers of suits and tailored clothing.’
    • ‘I wanted a smart, tailored look with trousers that are a little too short.’
    • ‘You can picture Eriksson in his tailored white suit and panama hat, travelling the continents and inspecting his crops.’
    • ‘The beauty of a tailored suit is that you can add personal touches to make your suit look genuine and unique.’
    • ‘Whether you enjoy wearing a tailored suit, old jeans, khakis, or corduroys, we have the perfect shoes for you to step out in.’
    • ‘This season is seeing an emphasis on tailored suits, with clean, straight lines, as well as linen as a base fabric for everything from pants to suits.’
    • ‘We can offer beautifully tailored jackets, trouser suits, skirts and dresses at very competitive prices.’