US: /ˈteɪɫɝ/
UK: /tˈe‍ɪlɐ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

tailor /'teilə/
  • danh từ
    • thợ may
    • the tailor makes the man
      • người tốt vì lụa
    • to ride like a tailor
      • cưỡi ngựa kém
  • ngoại động từ
    • may
      • to tailor a costume: may một bộ quần áo
  • nội động từ
    • làm nghề thợ may

Advanced English dictionary

noun, verb
+ noun
a person whose job is to make men's clothes, especially sb who makes suits, jackets, etc. for individual customers
+ verb
~ sth to / for sb/sth to make or adapt sth for a particular purpose, a particular person, etc: [VN] Special programmes of study are tailored to the needs of specific groups. + Much of the software is supplied ready tailored for the user. + [VN to inf] Most travel agents are prepared to tailor travel arrangements to meet individual requirements.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 couturier, couturière, costumier, dressmaker, modiste, clothier, garment-maker, outfitter, seamstress:
She has all her clothing made by her tailor.
2 fit, adapt, suit, adjust, alter, accommodate, modify, change, convert, cut, fashion, mould, stretch, accustom:
Your telephone system can be tailored to your most exacting demands.

Collocation dictionary


carefully | exactly | accordingly, individually, specially, specifically
We identify your needs, and tailor your training accordingly.


a system that is specially tailored for small firms
| to
The account offered by the bank will be tailored exactly to your needs.

Concise English dictionary

+a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
+make fit for a specific purpose
+style and tailor in a certain fashion
+create (clothes) with cloth