Meaning of tailor


Pronunciation: (tā'lur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person whose occupation is the making, mending, or altering of clothes, esp. suits, coats, and other outer garments.
  1. to make by tailor's work.
  2. to fashion or adapt to a particular taste, purpose, need, etc.: to tailor one's actions to those of another.
  3. to fit or furnish with clothing.
  4. to make (a uniform) to order; cut (a ready-made uniform) so as to cause to fit more snugly; taper.
  1. to do the work of a tailor.


Pronunciation: (tā'lur), [key]
— n. Brit. Dial.
  1. a stroke of a bell indicating someone's death; knell.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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