off-the-rack


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off-the-rack

(ôf′thə-răk′, ŏf′-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being merchandise, especially clothing, made in standard sizes; ready-made.
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off′-the-rack′



adj.
ready-made: off-the-rack clothes.
[1960–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.off-the-rack - (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock; "a ready-made jacket"; "ready-to-wear clothes"
ready-made - made for purchase and immediate use
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Off-the-rack suits: Suits are meant to be custom-made or bespoke and never purchased off-the-rack.
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What you won't find is the Iver Johnsons, Savages, Stevens, H&Rs, Remingtons, or Winchesters, or any such pedestrian, commoner, off-the-rack guns.
Off-the-rack clothing just doesn't fit everyone's measurements.
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