Ready-made - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈredɪ meɪd|  American pronunciation of the word ready-made
Brit.  |rɛdɪˈmeɪd|  British pronunciation of the word ready-made

noun

- a manufactured artifact (as a garment or piece of furniture) that is made in advance and available for purchase

adjective

- repeated regularly without thought or originality(syn: cliched)
- commercially produced; not homemade

Examples

The rain gave us a ready-made excuse to stay at home.

their apartment was furnished with ready-mades

He outfitted in Phoenix, getting the best all-wool ready-made suit in Arizona.

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