how to pronounce tailor


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tailor is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of tailor in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that would kind of tailor make it for …”

meanings of tailor


  1. To make or adapt (something) for a specific need.
  2. To restrict (something) in order to meet a particular need.
  3. To make, repair, or alter clothes.


  1. The bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix).
  2. A person who makes, repairs, or alters clothes professionally, especially suits and men's clothing.


  1. An occupational surname for a tailor.

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