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Definition of "custom-made" [custom-made]

  • Made according to the specifications of an individual purchaser. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "custom-made" in a sentence
  • ""A lot of the struggle that had been going on in prior performances was that we hadn't adjusted to the 'In Ears,'" says Naima Adedapo, referring to the custom-made earpieces that singers often use to balance out sound levels when they're singing with a live band on a big stage."
  • "Francesco, the wine director at Bibiana, is Italian and oh-so-Euro-chic in close-fitting suits and hipster glasses - custom-made by a friend in Italy, he says one night."
  • "For artist Simon Faithfull, the anti-heroic banality of this crossing made it a perfect launching ground for his Limbo project commissioned by the Film and Video Umbrella, which transmits and geo-locates, in real time, digital drawings made by Faithfull via a custom-made iPhone app."