- made to individual order: custom-made shoes.
- a custom-made item, especially of apparel.
Origin of custom-made
An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
- to make to individual order.
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Examples from the Web for custom-made
Touch a screen, and a machine will produce a custom-made product that you can start using immediately.Font of Invention
September 18, 2014
Peterson, his son Jan tells me, designed many of his own clothes and had them custom-made in London.Gosta Peterson's Bohemian Rhapsody: Unpacking a Photographer's '60s Secrets
September 10, 2014
Several were of pairs of custom-made sneakers that say “Chino” on the back of the left and “Antrax” on the back of the right.Is Mexico's Kim Kardashian-Lookalike Assassin for Real?
June 10, 2014
Crafting retro, custom-made skateboards, which quickly became cult favorites, the pair built DL Skateboards from the ground up.Lauren Andino, Skater Chick Turned Entrepreneur, Makes Old-school Boards From Scratch
May 8, 2014
The actor even had a custom-made tuxedo created so Meatball could participate in his wedding ceremony.How the English Bulldog Lost Westminster But Conquered America
February 24, 2013
His shirts were custom-made to match his suits, and his ties to match the shirts.The Arrow of Fire
Roy J. Snell
But custom-made trousers are usually not pressed through the turn up.The Copeland Method
He will wear one of our custom-made London suitings, unexcelled for natty outdoor wear and stylish appearance.Harvard Stories
Waldron Kintzing Post
If you only knowed it, you're givin' your measure for a first-class, custom-made lickin', and I'm the artist to do the job.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)
Thespis wears a custom-made coat of many colors, but his undershirt is sackcloth.Just Around the Corner
- (of suits, dresses, etc) made according to the specifications of an individual buyer
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