readymade


readymade

noun

  1. an everyday manufactured object, as a bottle rack, a snow shovel, a urinal, or a comb, that may by the creative act of selection and designation by an artist attain status as a work of art: associated almost exclusively with the aesthetic activities of Marcel Duchamp during the period 1915 to 1917.

adjective

  1. made in advance for sale to any purchaser, rather than to order: a ready-made coat.
  2. made for immediate use.
  3. unoriginal; conventional.

noun

  1. readymade.
  2. something that is ready-made, as a garment or a piece of furniture or equipment.

adjective

  1. made for purchase and immediate use by any customera ready-made jacket
  2. extremely convenient or ideally suiteda ready-made solution
  3. unoriginal or conventionalready-made phrases

noun

  1. a ready-made article, esp a garment

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