Salahaddin is an internal province of Iraq, and its force was tailored for counterinsurgency.
Players have invested money in stylists who help the men choose fitting labels that are then tailored to perfection.
They were tailored to the audience of housewives who stayed home and listened to them or watched them in the middle of the day.
Further, the decision is tailored so narrowly that, were it legislation, it would be a classic “redheaded Eskimo.”
And she has been spotted wearing nothing but the most discrete, tailored sheath dresses.
And yet his dress was immaculate; he was tailored and laundered as though for an occasion of joy.
By day she was always in tailored frocks of the strictest simplicity.
His shirt clung to his pecs and was tailored down to his narrow waist.
Well barbered and tailored he would have presented a handsome appearance.
A dress hat with plumes should not be worn with a tailored suit in the morning; and yet we often see such a combination.
late 13c., from Anglo-French tailour, Old French tailleor "tailor," literally "a cutter," from tailler "to cut," from Medieval Latin taliator vestium "a cutter of clothes," from Late Latin taliare "to split," from Latin talea "a slender stick, rod, staff, a cutting, twig," on the notion of a piece of a plant cut for grafting.
Possible cognates include Sanskrit talah "wine palm," Old Lithuanian talokas "a young girl," Greek talis "a marriageable girl" (for sense, cf. slip of a girl, twiggy), Etruscan Tholna, name of the goddess of youth.
Although historically the tailor is the cutter, in the trade the 'tailor' is the man who sews or makes up what the 'cutter' has shaped. [OED]Tailor-made first recorded 1832 (in a figurative sense); originally "heavy and plain," as of women's garments made by a tailor rather than a dress-maker.
1660s, from tailor (n.). Figurative sense of "to design (something) to suit needs" is attested from 1942. Related: Tailored; tailoring.