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fit to be tied

Definition of fit to be tied

informal

  1. :  very angry or upset <Dad was fit to be tied when my sister came home late last night.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a division of a poem or song

  1. :  adapted to an end or design :  suitable by nature or by art

    :  adapted to the environment so as to be capable of surviving

    :  acceptable from a particular viewpoint (as of competence or morality) :  proper

  1. :  a sudden violent attack of a disease (as epilepsy) especially when marked by convulsions or unconsciousness :  paroxysm

    :  a sudden but transient attack of a physical disturbance

    :  a sudden burst or flurry (as of activity)

  1. :  to be suitable for or to :  harmonize with

    :  to be seemly or proper for

    :  to conform correctly to the shape or size of

  1. : :  the fact, condition, or manner of fitting or being fitted: as

    :  the way clothing fits the wearer

    :  the degree of closeness between surfaces in an assembly of parts

  1. : dialect past and past participle of fight

tieplay tied
  1. :  a line, ribbon, or cord used for fastening, uniting, or drawing something closed

    :  shoelace

    :  a structural element (as a rod or angle iron) holding two pieces together :  a tension member in a construction

  1. :  to fasten, attach, or close by means of a tie

    :  to form a knot or bow in

    :  to make by tying constituent elements


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