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 At the AW18 Mens Fashion Week, tailored suiting may have dominated most of Dior Homme’s 49-piece collection, but flame print most assuredly showed face, with graphic T-shirts and jewellery both including their fair share of fire. Eliza Huber,, "Flame Print Is 2020’s Most Popular (& Relevant) Trend," 10 July 2020 Folks are marveling at his suiting-up montages, praising him for having the insight to cast Alicia Silverstone—at the time relegated to Southern California teens and Lolita types—as Batgirl. Angela Watercutter, Wired, "Joel Schumacher and the Non-Crisis of Infinite Batmans," 26 June 2020 Comfy-corporate items aren’t limited to faux suiting. Max Berlinger,, "What to Wear When Working From Home? A Blazer That’s Secretly Sweatpants," 25 Mar. 2020 Comfy-corporate items aren’t limited to faux suiting. Bloomberg Wire, Dallas News, "What are people wearing while working from home? A blazer that’s secretly sweatpants," 26 Mar. 2020 Yet unexpected colors punctuate much of the suiting this season. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Skype Brilliantly in These Optimistically Hued Suits," 18 Mar. 2020 The new uniform collection, manufactured by Lands' End, was created with guidance from employees and an emphasis on comfort, including a choice between a wool-blend or synthetic suiting fabric. Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY, "'Excited to turn the page': American Airlines debuts new uniforms after 'toxic' uniform lawsuit," 3 Mar. 2020 Diplo decked himself out in 108 carats-worth of jewels, while Shaun Ross went head-to-toe in pearls--from his boots to his suiting to his drop earrings. Ingrid Schmidt, The Hollywood Reporter, "Top 12 Fashion Looks That Rocked the Grammys Red Carpet," 26 Jan. 2020 So far she's already won us over in a directional Roland Mouret dress and sharp black suiting. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle's Trusted Friend/Stylist Advised on Her Ireland Wardrobe," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of suiting

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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16 Jul 2020

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“Suiting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of suiting

: cloth that is used in making suits

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