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Definition of "tailored" []

  • Made by a tailor; custom-made. (adjective)
  • Simple, trim, or severe in line or design: a neat, tailored dress; tailored curtains. (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 "tailored" in a sentence
  • "The FDA, he says, ought to be better prepared for what he calls "tailored" therapies."
  • "Of course, the rest of the nation — or, perhaps, most of it — was laughing at the Cowboys, hoping they'd plunge to 0-16 and owner Jerry Jones wound be found, like Dickens's Miss Havisham, wandering his $1.1 billion stadium barefoot in tailored Neiman Marcus pajamas, muttering gibberish about Tex Schramm and the NFL's collective bargaining agreement."
  • "For example, the researchers said specially coated magnetic particles designed to attract particular viruses or bacteria might be used in tailored combinations to simultaneously test for multiple infectious pathogens in a blood or water sample."