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

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
Recent Examples on the Web The fitted dress, made out of the store’s iconic blue-and-yellow bags, was complete with a dramatic chapeau to match. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "This Student’s Upcycled Designs Go Viral on TikTok," 17 Jan. 2021 This hoodie is an affordable staple that reviewers loved for its fitted look and soft, cozy interior. Madison Durham, USA TODAY, "25 most popular things you can buy at Old Navy," 20 Nov. 2020 Available in more than 40 unique colors, each set comes with four pillowcases along with one flat sheet and one fitted sheet. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "6 Best Bamboo Sheets for Luxurious Sleep, According to Hundreds of Rave Reviews," 14 Jan. 2021 This set comes with a fitted sheet, flat sheet, and two pillowcases for twin, twin XL, full, queen, and king size beds. Carsen Joenk, Popular Science, "Best sheets: Choose the right bed linens for a good night’s sleep," 18 Dec. 2020 The fitted dress, which was plucked off the Parisian brand’s AW20 catwalk, featured bra-like details and silver, metal accents. Eliza Huber,, "Lily Collins’ Latex Look From The MTV Movie Awards Was Emily In Paris-Approved," 8 Dec. 2020 This set includes a flat sheet, fitted sheet, and pillowcase, each made of soft, 525 thread count cotton. Jennifer Manfrin,, "With less than two weeks remaining, here are the best deals on gifts that will arrive in time," 13 Dec. 2020 This starter set contains one fitted sheet and two pillowcases, giving him all his snuggle-up essentials. Cnn Underscored Staff, CNN Underscored, "43 gifts for even the pickiest men on your holiday list," 9 Dec. 2020 Rogers experimented more with fitted garments this season, as well as corset-like pieces and a striped maxi dress with an extremely low back — yes, even lower than Kim Kardashian West’s thong-baring Givenchy dress. Eliza Huber,, "Christopher John Rogers Announced E-Commerce With An Optimistic Campaign," 26 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of fitted

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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2 Feb 2021

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“Fitted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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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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