a tailored or tailor-made costume for women.

Origin of tailleur

1920–25; French: literally, tailor; see tailor1, -eur
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Historical Examples of tailleur

  • He was about to sit in it when he saw that he was alone with Mrs. Tailleur's companion.

  • It did not occur to him that Mrs. Tailleur could see his, too.

  • He must do something, he did not yet know what, for the protection of Mrs. Tailleur.

  • Miss Keating, Mrs. Tailleur's companion, watched them from her seat on the veranda.

  • It looked at him pitifully, reproachfully, with the eyes of Mrs. Tailleur.