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Definition of Tailor

Tailor

  1. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments; also, one who cuts out and makes ladies' outer garments.
  2. The mattowacca; -- called also tailor herring.
  3. The silversides.
  4. The goldfish.
  5. To practice making men's clothes; to follow the business of a tailor.

Tailor Quotations

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
Albert Einstein

A gentleman never talks about his tailor.
Nick Cave

It is the accuracy and detail inherent in crafted goods that endows them with lasting value. It is the time and attention paid by the carpenter, the seamstress and the tailor that makes this detail possible.
Tim Jackson

There are similarities between being an editor and a tailor. Tailors have a vast supply of fabrics, buttons and thread at their disposal and put it together to make a whole. That's what an editor does - looks at society at a given time and pulls together the interesting aspects into a single issue each month.
Graydon Carter

North Americans as a whole need to embrace having clothes altered to their body. I hear it all the time: why do the Europeans always look so good? They have a relationship with their tailor and spend the time and money to make their clothes look their best.
Michael Kors
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Tailor Translations

tailor in Dutch is kleren maken
tailor in German is Zuschnitt, Schneider
tailor in Italian is sarto
tailor in Norwegian is skredder
tailor in Portuguese is alfaiate, costureira, castuveira
tailor in Spanish is costurera, sastre
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