- 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.
Origin of sartorial
Examples from the Web for sartorially
Contemporary Examples of sartorially
Ahmadinejad may talk a big game on the global stage, but sartorially speaking, he's a man of the people.7 Job Ideas for the Recently Unemployed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
June 18, 2013
She is stolid and reliable, sartorially and in seemingly every other way, and that forms the essence of her appeal.Kate Middleton's Classic Style
November 16, 2010
Historical Examples of sartorially
Sartorially at least, the company was eminently respectable.The Easiest Way
Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow
He was unshaven, he was wearing the suit substituted for his own; and Florence, sartorially, was not much better off.The Million Dollar Mystery
The Editor, too, was a considerable advance—at least sartorially—over the one I remembered.Down the Yellowstone
Lewis R. Freeman
She was characterized, sartorially, only by that unobtrusive yet exquisite neatness whose practice some women bring to a fine art.Angela's Business
Henry Sydnor Harrison
- of or relating to a tailor or to tailoring
- anatomy of or relating to the sartorius
Word Origin for sartorial
Word Origin and History for sartorially
"pertaining to a tailor," 1807, from Modern Latin sartorius, from Late Latin sartor "tailor" (cf. French sartre "tailor"), literally "patcher, mender," from Latin sart-, past participle stem of sarcire "to patch, mend," from PIE root *serk- "to make whole." Earlier in English in same sense was Related: sartorian (1660s). Sartorius as the name of the long leg muscle is because it is used in crossing the legs to bring them into the position needed to sit like a tailor. Related: Sartorially.