(of a garment) not fitting well.
not appropriate or suitable. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of ill-fitting

Historical Examples of ill-fitting

  • He had covered his nakedness with an ill-fitting fatigue suit.

    The Martian Cabal

    Roman Frederick Starzl

  • Under his ill-fitting coat his muscles rolled swift and silent.

    Prairie Folks

    Hamlin Garland

  • "Nobody is patient over an ill-fitting gown," put in Miss Benson.


    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

  • The whole suit was worn, ill-fitting, and soiled; but it was whole.

    Secret Service

    Cyrus Townsend Brady

  • Bill Gadsby now in an ill-fitting and un-stylish khaki uniform.


    Ernest Vincent Wright