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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Trying to make sense of it all is like trying to fold a fitted bedsheet. Dan Zak, The Seattle Times, "The Starr Report got a president impeached 20 years ago, and Ken Starr wants to remind you why," 11 Sep. 2018 Custom wigs are made by a hair professional who first creates a base (usually from lace or a stocking cap with a stretchy, premeasured band attached) fitted to your head, and then sews the hair of your choice onto it. Shammara Lawrence, Allure, "Lace Frontier: A Beginner's Guide to the World of Wigs," 10 Sep. 2018 Even the most basic sets typically include a fitted sheet, top sheet, comforter, and pillowcases. Nicole Saporita, Good Housekeeping, "The 5 Best Bed-in-a-Bag Sets You Can Buy," 24 Dec. 2018 And of course, each set comes with two pillowcases, a fitted sheet, and a flat sheet. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "These Are The Perfect Flannel Sheets For Hot Sleepers," 16 Nov. 2018 Sheets usually come in sets, which include a fitted bottom sheet, a flat sheet and two pillowcases. Hannah Morrill, ELLE Decor, "The Best Luxury Sheets For the Perfect Night's Sleep," 15 Nov. 2018 The full-length dress boasted lace three-quarter sleeves over a fitted bodice. Alyssa Hardy, Teen Vogue, "Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner Are Married," 19 Oct. 2018 It was created layer by layer during multiple fittings, constructed from the corset and the complex underskirt to the fitted bodice and full pleated skirt. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Everything That Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress Had in Common with Meghan Markle's," 12 Oct. 2018 For the memorable occasion, a fitted white dress by Australian designer Karen Gee effortlessly complimented her just-visible emerging bump. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Meghan Markle Debuts Her Bump—And a Royal Pregnancy Glow—In Sydney," 16 Oct. 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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