from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Available from merchandise in stock; not custom-made.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Made in large quantities and intended to be used without modifications; -- similar to off-the-rack, but not restricted to clothing. Opposite of custom-made, made-to-order, or one-of-a-kind.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective idiomatic As purchased or as commonly available, without modification or customization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock


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