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

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 time-saving tricks from One Bed include a fitted sheet with stay-put straps, labels for long and short sides and a split-corner flat sheet that is simple to tuck in without leaving excess fabric. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, 17 May 2022 Early Memorial Day Bedding Sales at Amazon Take 56% off this 10-piece bed-in-a-bag set, which includes a comforter, two shams, two decorative pillows, one breakfast pillow, a flat sheet, fitted sheet, and two pillowcases for only $79.95. Heath Owens, Good Housekeeping, 5 May 2022 The fitted sheet can fit beds that are 16 inches thick, and the flat sheet can fit those that range between 15 and 18 inches thick. Kylee Mcguigan, Popular Mechanics, 27 Apr. 2022 Garner last attended the Oscars in 2018, wearing a royal blue Versace gown featuring a fitted bodice and a sweeping train and cape. Brittany Talarico,, 27 Mar. 2022 The black tulle gown has a fitted bodice with see-through long sleeves, a cowl neck, and a large, billowing skirt that adds drama to every shot. Carrie Wittmer, Glamour, 12 Jan. 2022 For an au courant look, seek out modern touches, like a fitted bodice with sweet bow-tie straps, a drop or peplum waist, or perhaps a vibrant kelly green hue. Laura Lajiness, Vogue, 22 Dec. 2021 Our testers appreciated the double elastic on the fitted sheet, making bed-making simple and easy. Grace Wu, Good Housekeeping, 18 Apr. 2022 The set comes with two pillowcases, one flat sheet, and one fitted sheet that can stretch to fit around mattresses as wide as 16 inches deep. Amy Schulman,, 14 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of fitted

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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21 May 2022

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“Fitted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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