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Definition of 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 we study learning as a data science, we can reverse engineer the human brain and tailor learning techniques to maximize the chances of student success. This is the biggest revolution that could happen in education, turning it into a data-driven science, and not such a medieval set of rumors professors tend to carry on.
Sebastian Thrun

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

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

Everyone and his Big Brother wants to log your browsing habits, the better to build a profile of who you are and how you live your life - online and off. Search engine companies offer a benefit in return: more relevant search results. The more they know about you, the better they can tailor information to your needs.
Barton Gellman
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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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