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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bespoke, bespoken, made-to-order, tailored, tailor-made(adj)

    (of clothing) custom-made


  1. bespoke(Adjective)

    Individually or custom made.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bespoke

    of Bespeak

  2. Bespoke

    of Bespeak

  3. Bespoke

    imp. & p. p. of Bespeak


  1. Bespoke

    Bespoke is a British English word that means a clothing item made to a buyer's specification. While it can be applied to other items, including computer software and luxury cars, the term historically was applied only to men's tailored clothing, footwear and other apparel, implying measurement and fitting. For most non-clothing items, the term build to order is usually used instead. The distinguishing points of bespoke tailoring are the buyer's total control over the fabric used, the features and fit, and the way the garment should be made. More generally, "bespoke" describes a high degree of "customisation", and involvement of the end-user, in the production of the goods. "Bespoke" is rarely used in any context in other varieties of English, which usually prefer terms such as "tailor-made" or "customised".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bespoke

    be-spōk′, Bespoken, be-spōk′n, pa.p. of Bespeak, ordered, as boots, clothes, &c.

Editors Contribution

  1. bespoke

    The goldilocks and three bears curse

    I sort of forget the fairy tale goldilocks and the three bears and may have paid my price

    Submitted by Lighthouse21 on February 13, 2018


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bespoke in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bespoke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of bespoke in a Sentence

  1. Chris Cummings:

    None of the existing models work for the UK as the economy is too big. We are looking for a bespoke Brexit solution.

  2. Ian Graham:

    Having our hands on this gene allows us to develop molecular breeding approaches to creating bespoke poppy varieties that make different compounds.

  3. Paul Gait:

    Specialty steels will help Voestalpine survive for a few years, but eventually the Chinese will probably be able to produce the more bespoke, more tailored steel.

  4. Ralf Hungerbuehler:

    We don't see it as a threat, the difference is really the complexity and the bespoke nature of what is being offered. An exchange has a more off -the-shelf approach and cannot offer every variable a client might want.

  5. John Roberts:

    No less than if it had passed a law saying 'respondents win,' Congress has decided this case by enacting a bespoke statute tailored to this case that resolves the parties’ specific legal disputes to guarantee respondents victory.

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