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

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That’s a lot of people who don’t want to struggle with fitted sheets ever again. Ann Lien, House Beautiful, "You'll Never Have to Fight to Put on These Clever Fitted Sheets," 3 May 2019 Yes, the same type of videos that helped you learn to fold a fitted sheet, also taught a future king how to put his daughter's hair into a ponytail. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Prince William Learned How to Put Princess Charlotte's Hair in Ponytail by Watching YouTube Videos," 7 Mar. 2019 The Monique Lhuillier flagship store on the Upper East Side was a lifesaver, allowing her to put in a rush order on the Kate dress, made of French Chantilly lace with floral appliqué overlay and a classic fitted corset. Ryan Ray, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Bride Found Her Gown One Month Before Her Absolutely Stunning Vineyard Wedding," 2 Apr. 2019 The singer slung the leopard print jacket and matched it to her fitted bustier. Vogue, "Ciara and Russell Wilson Just Raised the Bar on Couples Style," 14 Mar. 2019 Lululemon's Storm Field jacket is waterproof and breathable with smart street styling that looks more like a fitted bomber than a tech jacket. James Lynch, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Rain Jackets for Keeping Dry," 8 Mar. 2019 In pictures from the October 1990 screening at the Museum of Modern Art of Made in Milan, Martin Scorsese's documentary on the designer, Radziwill can be seen, beaming between the two men, in perfectly fitted black velvet. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "How Lee Radziwill Become the Ultimate Fashion Muse," 19 Feb. 2019 Venezuelan officials have been seeking new buyers for their heavy oil, which until January could be refined at specially fitted American installations. Kejal Vyas, WSJ, "China Talks With Venezuela Opposition to Protect Investments," 12 Feb. 2019 Gigi Hadid donned a fitted floral jumpsuit with a coordinating parachute by Mary Katrantzou on the Victoria's Secret 2018 runway last night, but that wasn't the end of her moment with a slim silhouette. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "Gigi Hadid Won the Victoria's Secret After Party Red Carpet," 9 Nov. 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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