Definition of ready-made adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌredi ˈmeɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌredi ˈmeɪd//
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  1. 1prepared in advance so that you can eat or use it immediately ready-made pastry
  2. 2(old-fashioned) (especially of clothes) made in standard sizes, not to the measurements of a particular customer a ready-made suit
  3. 3already provided for you so you do not need to produce or think about it yourself When he married her he also took on a ready-made family.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ready-made