: of a kind that is appropriate for the situation or purpose

Full Definition of FITTING

:  of a kind appropriate to the situation :  suitable
fit·ting·ly \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb
fit·ting·ness noun

Examples of FITTING

  1. It was a fitting end to their rivalry.
  2. <it is only fitting that you should be the one to take her back to the airport since she flew out to see you>

First Known Use of FITTING

15th century

Rhymes with FITTING



: the act of putting on clothes to see if they fit properly

: a small part

: something (such as a refrigerator or a bookcase) that is in a house or building but can be removed if the house or building is sold

Full Definition of FITTING

:  an action or act of one that fits; specifically :  a trying on of clothes which are in the process of being made or altered
:  something used in fitting up :  accessory
:  a small often standardized part <an electrical fitting>

Examples of FITTING

  1. I have a fitting for my wedding dress this afternoon.

First Known Use of FITTING



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