fit·​ted ˈfi-təd How to pronounce fitted (audio)
: 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 Ribbed Midi Sweater Dress Those who prefer a more fitted look will love this gray ribbed midi sweater dress from Maurices. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Travel + Leisure, 1 Nov. 2023 The split king bed size option includes one flat top sheet, two twin X-large fitted sheets, and two king-sized pillowcases. Christin Perry, Parents, 16 Oct. 2023 Straight Modern Chino Between a classic flat-front design and a vintage fit relaxed through the thigh with a straight leg, Abercrombie's khaki chinos are not too fitted or too loose, effortlessly bringing back the '90s groove and amping up the comfort with stretch. Maverick Li, Men's Health, 13 July 2023 The dress—with its fitted bodice, flared yet structured skirt, and eye-catching embellishments—was a strong start to the celebratory weekend. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 18 Sep. 2023 Yeah, people come through very fitted — heels, boots. Sonya Sombreuil, Los Angeles Times, 13 Sep. 2023 Kia began to style Mecca Pryor who was wearing a fitted bodysuit. Essence, 10 Sep. 2023 The Basecamp version, with fitted pots, is also on sale for $300 ($100 off). Scott Gilbertson, WIRED, 30 Aug. 2023 The fitted, button-down crop and matching flowy midi skirt were practically made for your vacation to the Italian countryside. Sarah Madaus, Town & Country, 24 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of fitted was in 1652

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“Fitted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


: shaped for a close fit
fitted sheets

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