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Meaning of TAILOR

Pronunciation:  'teylur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
  2. [v]  make fit for a specific purpose
  3. [v]  create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"
  4. [v]  style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress"; "style a wedding dress"

TAILOR is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: cut, sartor, seamster, sew, shoehorn, style, tailor-make
 See Also: accommodate, adapt, design, fashion, fitter, forge, garment worker, garmentmaker, garmentworker, gore, quilt, run up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tai"lor\, n. [OF. tailleor, F. tailleur, fr. OF.
    taillier, F. tailler to cut, fr. L. talea a rod, stick, a
    cutting, layer for planting. Cf. {Detail}, {Entail},
    {Retail}, {Tally}, n.]
    1. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's
       garments; also, one who cuts out and makes ladies' outer
             Well said, good woman's tailor . . . I would thou
             wert a man's tailor.                  --Shak.
    2. (Zo["o]l.)
       (a) The mattowacca; -- called also {tailor herring}.
       (b) The silversides.
    3. (Zo["o]l.) The goldfish. [Prov. Eng.]
    {Salt-water tailor} (Zo["o]l.), the bluefish. [Local, U. S.]
    {Tailor bird} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
       small Asiatic and East Indian singing birds belonging to
       {Orthotomus}, {Prinia}, and allied genera. They are noted
       for the skill with which they sew leaves together to form
       nests. The common Indian species are {O. longicauda},
       which has the back, scapulars, and upper tail coverts
       yellowish green, and the under parts white; and the
       golden-headed tailor bird ({O. coronatus}), which has the
       top of the head golden yellow and the back and wings pale
  2. \Tai"lor\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tailored}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Tailoring}.]
    To practice making men's clothes; to follow the business of a
          These tailoring artists for our lays Invent cramped
          rules.                                   --M. Green.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a tailor in your dream, forewarns that there will be trouble and much arguments before a journey. Dreaming that a tailor is taking your measurements means that you will get into an quarrelling match over a disagreement.