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Definitions of tailor

  1. To practise making men's clothes. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To strike (a ball) with the racket inclined or struck across the ball so as to put a certain spin on the ball. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To practice making men's clothes; to follow the business of a tailor. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To work as a tailor. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments; also, one who cuts out and makes ladies' outer garments. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The silversides. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The goldfish. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. One whose business it is to cut out and make outer garments for men and women. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. One whose business is to cut out and make men's clothes:-fem. TAILORESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. TAILORING the business or work of a tailor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. One who makes men's clothes. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. One who makes men's garments. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Tailoring. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. One whose business is to make men's outer garments. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Tailoress. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for tailor

  1. They believe it is the money he wants, and when they call him a tailor they think that he must be mean. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  2. Then a tailor was produced who gave it as his opinion that Finn's coat had been lately worn with the collar raised. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
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