A speech that was tailored to an audience of business leaders.
An example of tailor is a seamstress.
A novel tailored to popular taste.
An example of to tailor is hemming a pair of pants.
An example of to tailor is writing a manual for an ESL person.
Other Word Forms
Origin of tailor
- Middle English from Anglo-Norman taillour from Old French tailleor from taillier to cut from Late Latin tāliāre from Latin tālea a cutting
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition