fit (into/in) the mold of

idiom

Definition of fit (into/in) the mold of

: to be like
  • She does not fit (into/in) the mold of a typical college professor.

Word by Word Definitions

fit play
  1. : a division of a poem or song

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

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

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

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

  2. : a sudden but transient attack of a physical disturbance

  3. : a sudden burst or flurry (as of activity)

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

  2. : to be seemly or proper for

  3. : to conform correctly to the shape or size of

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

  2. : the way clothing fits the wearer

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

  1. : dialectal past tense and past participle of fight

mold play
  1. : crumbling soft friable earth suited to plant growth : soil

  2. : the surface of the earth : ground

  3. : the earth of the burying ground

  1. : distinctive nature or character : type

  2. : the frame on or around which an object is constructed

  3. : a cavity in which a substance is shaped: such as

  1. : to knead or work (a material, such as dough or clay) into a desired consistency or shape

  2. : to give shape to

  3. : to form in a mold

  1. : a superficial often woolly growth produced especially on damp or decaying organic matter or on living organisms by a fungus (as of the order Mucorales)

  2. : a fungus that produces mold

  1. : to become moldy


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