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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

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

A gentleman never talks about his tailor.
Nick Cave

The creation of George Smiley, the retired spy recalled to hunt for just such a high-ranking mole in 'Tinker, Tailor,' was extremely personal. I borrowed elements of people I admired and invested them in this mythical character. I'm such a fluent, specious person now, but I was an extremely awkward fellow in those days.
John le Carre

I don't think the federal government should be a part of everything. I think that governing should be done state-by-state... so that you can tailor your governing to the people's needs.
Stacey Dash
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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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