suit·​ing | \ ˈsü-tiŋ How to pronounce suiting (audio) \

Definition of suiting

1 : fabric for suits
2 : a suit of clothes

Examples of suiting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even so, Hollywood’s A-listers will still bring their fashion best to the Critics Choice Awards this evening—expect loads of glamorous gowns and dapper suiting. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 7 Mar. 2021 Her latest venture is a collaboration with & Other Stories, resulting in a collection of relaxed suiting and pretty dresses created from silk and wool sourced through the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS). Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, 14 Apr. 2021 From her extravagant looks playing Delia Deetz in Beetlejuice, to her ’90s power-shoulder suiting in Home Alone, O’Hara’s eye for fashion as a means of bringing her characters to life has never waned. Liam Hess, Vogue, 27 Feb. 2021 Easy-breezy suiting emerged as the top trend of the fair. Sarah Spellings, Vogue, 10 May 2021 But, much like Frère’s suiting, these classics are made to look distinctly modern. Kareem Rashed, Robb Report, 6 May 2021 Stars appeared to have interpreted this as a call for fun and flair, with unorthodox suiting, surprising choices and lots of color all in full effect. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, 26 Apr. 2021 My personal style tends to mix feminine dresses with more masculine suiting, which is reflected here. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, 14 Apr. 2021 The runways were chock-full of it; on sophisticated dresses, light summer knits, and quirky tailored suiting. Sara Holzman, Marie Claire, 13 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of suiting

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of suiting was in 1863

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23 Jun 2021

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“Suiting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of suiting

: cloth that is used in making suits


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