[kuhs-tuh m-bilt]


built to individual order: a custom-built limousine.

Origin of custom-built

First recorded in 1920–25


[kuhs-tuh m-bild]

verb (used with object), cus·tom-built, cus·tom-build·ing.

to build to individual order: The company will custom-build a kitchen cabinet to your specifications.

Origin of custom-build

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(of cars, houses, etc) made according to the specifications of an individual buyer
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