[[t]bɪˈspoʊk[/t]] v.
1) a pt. and pp. of bespeak
a) (of clothes) made to individual order
b) making or selling such clothes:
a bespoke tailor[/ex]
3) sts Dial. engaged to be married

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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