Definition of upfitter

1 : one that attaches hardware and trim to wooden furniture

called also fitter

2 : one that fits and assembles tops to casket bodies and puts in the hinges and other hardware

called also fitter

3 : an assembly line worker who installs door handles and other hardware in automobile bodies

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History and Etymology for upfitter

up entry 2 + fitter (after fit up, verb)

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“Upfitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upfitter. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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