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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /


  • tailor tailor  /ˈteɪ lər/ ?  a person whose occupation is making and altering garments

    tailor meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a person whose occupation is making and altering garments
    2. (v) adjust to a specific need or market
    3. (v) style and tailor in a certain fashion
    4. (v) create (clothes) with cloth


    tailor usage(s)

    1. Father Abraham always had work as a tailor.
    2. He moved on to a tailor shop, opened the door, and murdered the tailor's screaming wife.
  • tailor's chalk tailor's chalk  chalk used by tailors to make temporary marks on cloth
  • tailor's tack tailor's tack  a loose, looped, sewing stitch used to transfer marking for darts, etc.,…
  • tailor-made tailor-made  custom-made clothing
  • tailor-make tailor-make  create (clothes) with cloth
  • tailorbird tailorbird  tropical Asian warbler that stitches leaves together to form and conceal its…
  • tailored tailored  /ˈteɪ lərd/ ?  severely simple in line or design
  • tailoring tailoring  /ˈteɪ lə rɪŋ/ ?  the occupation of a tailor
  • tailpiece tailpiece  /ˈtɛɪl pis/ ?  appendage added to extend the length of something
  • tailpipe tailpipe  /ˈteɪl ˌpaɪp/ ?  a pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car
  • tailplane tailplane  the horizontal airfoil of an aircraft's tail assembly that is fixed and to which…
  • tailrace tailrace  a watercourse that carries water away from a mill or water wheel or turbine
  • tails tails  /ˈteɪlz/ ?  formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
  • tailspin tailspin  /ˈteɪl ˌspɪn/ ?  loss of emotional control often resulting in emotional collapse
  • tailstock tailstock  support consisting of the movable part of a lathe that slides along the bed…
  • tailwind tailwind  wind blowing in the same direction as the path of a ship or aircraft
  • tailwort tailwort  hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten…
  • taimyr peninsula taimyr peninsula  a peninsula in northern Siberia
  • taint taint  /ˈteɪnt/ ?  place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
  • tainted tainted  /ˈteɪn tɪd/ ?  touched by rot or decay
  • taipan taipan  large highly venomous snake of northeastern Australia
  • taipeh taipeh  the capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan
  • taipei taipei  /ˈtaɪ ˌpeɪ/ ?  the capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan
  • taira taira  /tɑ ˈɪ rə/ ?  long-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central America and South America
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