fit·​ted | \ˈfi-təd \

Definition of fitted 

1 : fit, suitable

2 : shaped for a precise fit a fitted sheet especially : shaped to conform to the lines of the body a fitted shirt

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Examples of fitted in a Sentence

He was wearing a fitted shirt. her personality is well fitted to a desk job

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Caps come in both fitted and relaxed in a variety of styles. John Boyd, Houston Chronicle, " releases new Houston Astros All-Star game jerseys, hats, T-shirts and other gear," 11 July 2018 On the docket for rent are Princess Margaret’s Les Jolies Eaux, a traditional colonial number, as well as David Bowie’s Mandalay, a mystical, seven-bedroom Balinese escape fitted with koi ponds and an infinity pool that melts into the ocean beyond. Dan Q. Dao, GQ, "Your Guide to Mustique, the Private Caribbean Island Where You Can Stay in David Bowie's Former Villa," 25 Mar. 2018 For example, Middleton's dress today featured shorter sleeves and a more fitted skirt. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton Channeled the Dress She Wore to the Royal Wedding," 10 July 2018 Smartduvet has thought of that, too, including clips that attach the bottom of your duvet cover to both your top sheet and fitted sheet so everything comes out nice and smooth. Rachel Swalin, ELLE Decor, "Smartduvet, The Duvet Cover For Lazy People Is Here," 9 Dec. 2016 That means everything from the logo, redesigned to look more like a traditional Italian sign, to the servers' uniforms — still black pants, white shirt and apron, but in a more fitted cut. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Ristorante Bartolotta in Wauwaosa is closing for remodeling Monday, will re-open in mid-June," 18 May 2018 The Twilight hunk looked casual cool in his button down plaid shirt and perfectly fitted jeans. Seventeen Magazine, Seventeen, "The Best (And Worst) Fashion Looks at the Teen Choice Awards!," 9 Aug. 2010 The newlywed Duchess of Sussex accompanied the Queen to Cheshire to open the Mersey Gateway Bridge and Storyhouse Theatre on Thursday morning, and looked stunning in a fitted Givenchy dress with a layered cape silhouette. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "The Moment Meghan Markle Turned to the Queen for Help on Royal Protocol," 14 June 2018 Chopra wore a fitted, gingham crop top, with a matching high-waisted skirt. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Were Just Spotted on a Date in Mumbai," 23 June 2018

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First Known Use of fitted

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of fitted was in 1652

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English Language Learners Definition of fitted

: shaped for a precise fit; especially : designed to match the shape of a person's body

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