sartorial

[ sahr-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]
/ sɑrˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /

adjective

of or relating to tailors or their trade: sartorial workmanship.
of or relating to clothing or style or manner of dress: sartorial splendor.
Anatomy. pertaining to the sartorius.

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Origin of sartorial

1815–25; <Late Latin sartor tailor + -ial

OTHER WORDS FROM sartorial

sar·to·ri·al·ly, adverbpre·sar·to·ri·al, adjectiveun·sar·to·ri·al, adjectiveun·sar·to·ri·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for sartorial

sartorial
/ (sɑːˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
anatomy of or relating to the sartorius

Derived forms of sartorial

sartorially, adverb

Word Origin for sartorial

C19: from Late Latin sartōrius from sartor
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