suit·​ing | \ˈsü-tiŋ \

Definition of suiting 

1 : fabric for suits

2 : a suit of clothes

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Artist Leelee Kimmel slips into the new go-anywhere, do-anything suiting. Nigel Shafran, Vogue, "Artist Leelee Kimmel Slips Into the New Go-Anywhere, Do-Anything Suiting," 27 Apr. 2018 But with all the new suiting available and the return of short styles you hadn't considered in years (like Bermudas!), the time is ripe for some experimentation. Halie Lesavage, Glamour, "28 Summer Outfit Ideas Involving Shorts to Try ASAP," 21 June 2018 From floral frocks to beaded-collar dresses and chic suiting, Goat does have a regal quality to it upon closer inspection. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Everything To Know About Goat, the First Brand Meghan Markle Wore As An Official Royal," 23 May 2018 And while her beret read retro in the best way possible, by coupling it with elements of crisp suiting, Hadid moved the Old World look to a modern new place. Maria Ward, Vogue, "Bella Hadid Breathes New Life Into This French Girl Style Signature," 29 May 2018 Boys in the British royal family still observe the custom of short suiting. Tony Bravo, San Francisco Chronicle, "LeBron’s Thom Browne shorts suit, explained," 1 June 2018 Comme des Garçons Homme paired graphic, colorful suiting with honest-to-god nightmare-fuel masks (inspired, maybe, by the burlap masks rocked by ghostly orphans in 2007’s The Orphanage). Liz Raiss, GQ, "Joel Embiid Is the Man in the Awesome Mask," 23 Apr. 2018 Today’s spin on the decade’s classics features wild faux fur, leather dresses, punk-rock ruffles and strong suiting. New York Times, "Spring Fashion: ’80s Irreverence Makes a Comeback," 10 Apr. 2018 Chanel staples were in full swing: pearl necklaces, tweed suiting in all of its changing silhouettes, statement accessories with a twist, and, of course, the Hadid sisters., "The Best Things About This Chanel Show Weren't Even The Clothes," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of suiting

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of suiting was in 1883

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English Language Learners Definition of suiting

: cloth that is used in making suits

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