made in accordance with an individual's specifications or requirements: a made-to-order suit.: Compare ready-to-wear.
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How to use made-to-order in a sentence
Therefore, he started hiring vendors like a “papusa lady” and a pizza guy to come and cook up made-to-order snacks.L.A.’s Cool-Kid Backyard Concert Series—Kensington Presents | Sara Lieberman | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
[T]he way the Republicans are looking at it is that they think that Hispanic immigrants are made-to-order conservatives.Limbaugh: Difference Between Cubans and Mexicans is... | Ilana Glazer | January 31, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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
This is a most interesting example of a made-to-order witch pamphlet.A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 | Wallace Notestein
But of course the truth about our made-to-order mob could not be kept very long.They Call Me Carpenter | Upton Sinclair
Other Idioms and Phrases with made-to-order
Also, built to order. Very suitable, as in Her new assignment was built to order for her. In its literal use, this idiom refers to an item fashioned according to particular instructions. [Mid-1900s]
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