[meyd-too-awr-der, -tuh-]


made in accordance with an individual's specifications or requirements: a made-to-order suit.Compare ready-to-wear.
perfectly suited.

Origin of made-to-order

First recorded in 1905–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for made-to-order

customized, custom-made, tailor-made, custom-built, custom, tailored

Examples from the Web for made-to-order

Contemporary Examples of made-to-order

Historical Examples of made-to-order

  • They really fitted him,—it was his first made-to-order suit,—and he seemed slimmer and better modelled.

    Martin Eden

    Jack London

  • It too is divided with some sharpness into a made-to-order or bespoke, and a ready-made section.

  • Others were derided by their contemporaries, as we deride the made-to-order coat of arms of some nineteenth century upstart.

    The Private Life of the Romans

    Harold Whetstone Johnston

  • Therefore the company does not include a horse in the preliminary equipment of a "made-to-order" farm.

    A Stake in the Land

    Peter Alexander Speek

  • This is a most interesting example of a made-to-order witch pamphlet.