ETYM Old Fren. tailleor, French tailleur, from Old Fren. taillier, French tailler to cut, from Latin talea a rod, stick, a cutting, layer for planting. Related to Detail, Entail, Retail, Tally.
A person whose occupation is making and altering garments; SYN. sartor.
1. To do the work of a tailor
2. To make or fashion as the work of a tailor; to make or adapt to suit a special need or purpose
3. To fit with clothes
4. To style with trim straight lines and finished handwork