Definition of fixture
- a plumbing fixture
He's been a fixture in the parade for many years.
She hopes the new educational program will become a permanent fixture at the zoo.
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First Known Use: 1598See Words from the same year
: something (such as a light, toilet, sink, etc.) that is attached to a house or building and that is not removed when the house or building is sold
: a person or thing that has been part of something or involved in something for a long time
sports : a game played at a particular time and place
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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