Definitions

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  • v. make to specifications
  • v. create (clothes) with cloth

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The ice is hand-cut, and staff are happy to tailor-make drinks for the undecided.

    10 of the best cocktail bars in Berlin

  • In the end, they're using it to tailor-make a just-for-you Web experience that you're supposed to like—whether you like it or not.

    Not Me Dot Com

  • Linking also helps our readers to tailor-make their internet reading adventure, sorta like those 1990s choose-your-own adventure books that I loved.

    How to link unto others « Digital immigrant

  • In 1925 the Maharaja of Kotah asked Rolls Royce to tailor-make a tiger-hunting car for him.

    The Tiger Car

  • What makes a manager's job so extraordinarily difficult is that, in order to motivate and keep productive any given staff member, he or she has to tailor-make everything they do with and for that person in such a way that it perfectly fits that person's entirely unique emotional, psychological, and intellectual needs.

    John Shore: 10 Mistakes Even Good Managers Make

  • This is the great error made variously in the history of the faith, mostly recently in the 1960s and 1970s in the U.S. when Catholics attempted to tailor-make their liturgy to blend in with a slice of time in order to win the hearts of a certain age demographic that temporarily believed its wishes were more important than anything else.

    Demographics and Sacred Music

  • Mr. BACHARACH: Well, she was like our star vehicle, you know, and we had been recording Dionne and producing her, kind of trying to tailor-make songs that would fit her.

    Burt Bacharach And Hal David: A 50-Year Musical Duet

  • Local knowledgeSarah Keenlyside's company Bespoke Beijing (bespoke-beijing. com) can tailor-make stays in Beijing and beyond.

    Live like a local in Beijing

  • In 1953, he persuaded a team of physicists and engineers at Stanford to tailor-make an accelerator exclusively for the hospital.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Groupon Stores is a platform where business owners can tailor-make their own deals, rather than waiting to be featured by Groupon.

    PICTURES: Groupon Launching New Products

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