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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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 With the addition of a few key elements (like a pair of structured sunnies and a fitted tee), Selena makes the perfect case for wearing your pajamas all day long this summer. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Selena Gomez Wears $20 Zara Sweatpants in New York City," 12 July 2018 With each wear, these shoes have became more fitted to my feet while still maintaining their shape. Rebecca Shinners,, "These Millennial Pink Sneakers Are So Comfortable, I Haven’t Worn Anything Else This Summer," 9 July 2018 Meghan accessorized her fitted black Dior dress, which has a neckline reminiscent of her Givenchy wedding dress, with a black fascinator by Stephen Jones, and a simple black clutch and pale heels, both also by Dior. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Wears Custom Dior to the RAF 100th Anniversary Celebrations," 10 July 2018 Gabrielle ran her fingertips across the base of the growing belly poking from her fitted black, long-sleeved dress. Lauren Hernandez,, "Graduates of Young Adult Court in SF get second chance to beat the odds," 28 June 2018 Just look at the pillowcase, the blanket, the fitted sheets … all emblazoned with the blue and white colors and logo of his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs. Alex Prewitt,, "In Joining an Up-and-Coming Maple Leafs Squad, John Tavares Gets to Live Out His Dream," 2 July 2018 Babies should sleep on their own sleep surface with a tight, fitted sheet. Rebeca Kimsey Markovich, M.d., miamiherald, "Tips for keeping babies safe while they're sleeping," 2 July 2018 Surrealist touches in the Monday show — from the sound of buzzing insects to faces obscured by flowers, and padlocks — proliferated in designs that moved from narrow fitted jackets for daywear to smoldering liquid satin draping for the night. Thomas Adamson, The Seattle Times, "Dior celebrates the atelier, draws celebs to Paris couture," 2 July 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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