[ fit-er ]
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  1. a person or thing that fits.

  2. a person who fits garments.

  1. a worker who fits together or adjusts the parts of machinery.

  2. a person who supplies and fixes fittings or fixtures.

  3. a person who furnishes or equips with whatever is necessary for some purpose.

Origin of fitter

First recorded in 1650–60; fit1 + -er1

Words Nearby fitter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fitter in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for fitter


/ (ˈfɪtə) /

  1. a person who fits a garment, esp when it is made for a particular person

  2. a person who is skilled in the assembly and adjustment of machinery, esp of a specified sort: an electrical fitter

  1. a person who supplies something for an expedition, activity, etc

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