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Definition of "befitting" []

  • Appropriate; suitable; proper. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "befitting" in a sentence
  • "He also wore an expression befitting a totally innocent man and revealed just the proper degree of shock, his eyes opening wider, when Van Sant asked him, “Did you kill your wife?”"
  • "The Gossip Girl a title befitting the appearance of the new rising star Lady Gaga, with a luster performance that stole the show at SNL, fans are looking forward to the episode with our Princes Diva."
  • "I'm surprised Hutchinson didn't write under the pseudonym, TRUSTUS, a label befitting a man who held a plurality of key offices."