[ meyd-tuh-mezh-er ]
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  1. (of a garment, shoes, etc.) made in accordance with a specific individual's measurements.

Origin of made-to-measure

First recorded in 1925–30

Words Nearby made-to-measure Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

Other Idioms and Phrases with made-to-measure


Also, tailor-made. Fashioned to fit a particular need or purpose, very suitable. For example, Jane finds her new position is made to measure for her, or This bridge club is tailor-made for Max. Originally referring to clothes made to fit a particular person very precisely, these terms have been used figuratively since the mid-1900s. Also see made to order.

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