Definition of tailor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈteɪlə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈteɪlər//
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a person whose job is to make men’s clothes, especially somebody who makes suits, etc. for individual customers Word OriginMiddle English: from Anglo-Norman French taillour, literally ‘cutter’, based on late Latin taliare ‘to cut’. The verb dates from the mid 17th cent.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tailor