fit·​ted | \ ˈfi-təd How to pronounce fitted (audio) \

Definition of fitted

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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He was wearing a fitted shirt. her personality is well fitted to a desk job
Recent Examples on the Web Serena also incorporated shades of green into the collection, including a two-shade fitted dress that truly stole the show. Gianluca Russo, Teen Vogue, "Serena Williams Shows New York Fashion Week 2020 Collection," 14 Feb. 2020 Brooklinen's Luxe Move-In Bundle hooks you up with the brand's long-staple, 480 thread count flat sheet, fitted sheet, four pillow cases, duvet cover, a comforter, and two pillows. Christie Griffin, CNN Underscored, "Get more sleep in 2020: Top-rated bedding, devices and more," 23 Jan. 2020 This flannel bedroom set has a flat sheet, fitted sheet, and two pillowcases that are brushed in an eight-step process that ensures extra coziness and prevents pilling. Popular Science, "Cozy flannel for almost every occasion (and companion)," 16 Jan. 2020 The idea behind the fitted caps - which are just for fans and won't actually be worn during any games - are to add something that represents the city to the front and back of the traditional hats the teams wear on the field. Matt Young, Houston Chronicle, "How each New Era 'Team Describe' MLB hat represents the city," 29 Jan. 2020 Girls United noticed that Wilson and Walker looked like twins with their half-up, half-down hairstyles, fitted fits, and tall heels. Brooklyn White, Essence, "Summer Walker Sizzles In 'The Player's Club' Inspired Look," 22 Jan. 2020 The sketch isn't detailed enough to show whether the Speedster will have conventional doors or will offer a similar lifting top-bar arrangement to that was fitted to the earlier show car. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "Aston Martin V12 Speedster Revealed in Sketch," 8 Jan. 2020 Honestly the only real difference is that Zendaya wore the shirt underneath buttoned up, her pants are a bit longer, and her blazer's more fitted. Katherine J Igoe, Marie Claire, "Timothée Chalamet's Pink Suit Is So Similar to Zendaya's Outfit Three Years Ago," 13 Dec. 2019 The two were both dressed up for the occasion — Kluth in a navy sweater over a dress shirt, while Mortimer opted for a black skirt with gold buttons and a fitted black turtleneck. Georgia Slater,, "Tinsley Mortimer Flashes Engagement Ring While Kissing Fiancé Scott Kluth at Thanksgiving Dinner," 29 Nov. 2019

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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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18 Feb 2020

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“Fitted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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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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