upfitter

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 14 Apr. 2024.

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