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Definition of "fitting" []

  • Being in keeping with a situation; appropriate. (adjective)
  • The act of trying on clothes whose fit is being adjusted. (noun)
  • A small detachable part for a machine or apparatus. (noun)
  • Chiefly British Furnishings or fixtures. (noun)

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 "fitting" in a sentence
  • "But dialogue fitting is one of those things that I screw up on a regular basis."
  • "But the campaign's work was always good, more than adequate to the occasion and in fitting with the design of the enterprise."
  • "Because a proper bra fitting is going to change your life, and I'm not even kidding you because once you get the bust in the correct place and I'm using correct, I'm using air quote around the correct, but ideally the bust should be halfway between the shoulder and the elbow in a bra, because that's where clothes are designed to have the busts rest."