Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: tailor
IPA transcription: [t'eɪlɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tailor, seamster, sartor
    Meaning: a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tailor, orient
    Meaning: adjust to a specific need or market; "a magazine oriented towards young people"; "tailor your needs to your surroundings"
  • Synonyms: cut, tailor
    Meaning: style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress"
Usage examples
  • So the tailor went.
  • "Was the gentleman known to you?" asked the tailor.
  • "I don't know much about punishing," said the tailor.
  • "He was a good-hearted tailor, at any rate," observed Nick Chopper.
  • "He must have been a good tailor," said the Scarecrow, somewhat enviously.
  • But he went to the house of a certain tailor, and engaged himself as his servant.
  • His satanic eyes were the same, his hair was worse tangled, but his clothes had been made by a tailor.
  • So the next morning I set out with a company of poor wood-cutters, to whom the tailor had introduced me.
  • The tailor listened with attention, but his reply, instead of giving me consolation, only increased my trouble.
  • He recommended a tailor to Edward, who sent for him to the inn, and was measured by him for a plain suit of dark cloth.