American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a tailor, tailoring, or tailored clothing: sartorial elegance.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a tailor or tailors.
- In anatomy, pertaining to the sartorius muscle.
- adj. not comparable Of or relating to the tailoring of clothing.
- adj. Of or relating to the quality of dress
- adj. anatomy Of or relating to the sartorius muscle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to a tailor or his work.
- adj. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sartorius muscle.
- adj. of or relating to the sartorius muscle
- adj. of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
- From New Latin sartorius ("pertaining to a tailor"), from Late Latin sartor ("tailor"), from Latin sarcire ("to patch, mend"). (Wiktionary)
- From Late Latin sartor, tailor; see sartorius. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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