Pronunciation of Tailor
/tˈe͡ɪlə/, /tˈeɪlə/, /t_ˈeɪ_l_ə/
Synonyms for tailor:
furrier, machinist, acclimatize, milliner.
Other synonyms and related words:
furrier, stitch, outfitter, disregard, edit out, edit, bring down, cut down, dressmaker, veer, rationalise, fit, swerve, trim down, foreshorten, modiste, reduce, hack, custom-make, acclimate, make out, customize, adapt, abbreviate, trim, slue, acclimatize, seamstress, switch off, ignore, issue, customise, thin, shorten, tailoring, abridge, sheer, accommodate, slew, contract, trim back, milliner, write out, turn off, skip, conform, geld, prune, dilute, snub, adjust, curve, put, thin out, rationalize, reconcile, burn, sew together, cut back.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
modiste, seamstress, dressmaker.
person who sews clothing (noun)
make to fit; adjust (verb)
Usage examples for tailor:
- Rosalie looked at Charley in surprise; but she saw his meaning presently - that what she did for him must seem to have been done for the dead tailor only. - "The Right of Way, Volume 5.", Gilbert Parker.
- According as to the man who desires to learn to be a tailor or a carpenter, it is desirable that he should have for a master one who is a tailor or a carpenter; it is suitable that every nobleman who loves the order of chivalry, and wishes to become and be a good knight, should first have a knight for a master. - "English Villages", P. H. Ditchfield.
- The fox went into it, and when the tailor got him down, he shut him in. - "Stories to Tell to Children", Sara Cone Bryant.