Is the word “bespoke” associated with Southern American English, kind of how “bonafied” is in my mind? [closed]

Is bespoke associated with the American South, as “bonafied” (bona fide, properly) is to me? When I hear the latter, it brings to mind aristocratic Southern gentlemen sipping mint juleps; when I hear the former, it brings to mind some Negro sharecropper telling his son, “we’re gonna get you your first bespoke suit…” I can’t recall where these images come from, exactly….


Bespoke is definitely a Briticism, though I wouldn’t be surprised if it is popular in the South. I would think that Americans would sooner use tailor-made, however.

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