Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tailor”

tailor

noun [C]  /ˈteɪ·lər/ us  

tailor noun [C] (CLOTHES MAKER)

someone whose job is to make, repair, and adjust clothes

tailor

verb [T]  /ˈteɪ·lər/ us  

tailor verb [T] (ADJUST)

to adjust something to suit a particular need or situation: Their services are tailored to clientsneeds.
(Definition of tailor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tailor?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More American English definitions for “tailor”

Definitions of “tailor” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

knack

a skill or an ability to do something easily and well

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More