[ soo-ting ]
See synonyms for suiting on
  1. fabric for making suits.

Origin of suiting

First recorded in 1530–40; suit + -ing1

Other words from suiting

  • un·suit·ing, adjective

Words Nearby suiting Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use suiting in a sentence

  • Their plan ended up suiting insurance companies, Big Pharma, and those, mostly union members, holding “Cadillac” health plans.

    We Need a New Ross Perot | Joel Kotkin | April 23, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • And, suiting his action to his words, he struck Mike in the face so hard that the blood ran from his nose in a stream.

    Mike Marble | Uncle Frank
  • She was now making a morning call, and suiting her conversation to the black dress of her niece.

    The Prime Minister | Anthony Trollope
  • And suiting his action to his words, he tumbled down from the log pile, and darted up the hill-side toward the forest.

    Boyhood in Norway | Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  • "Then the Duke of Friedwald sent me to give you this purse," remarked the man, suiting the action to the word.

    Under the Rose | Frederic Stewart Isham
  • suiting the action to the word, they secured a stone weighing about seventy-five pounds and brought it to the ledge.

    The Land of the Changing Sun | William N. Harben

British Dictionary definitions for suiting


/ (ˈsuːtɪŋ, ˈsjuːt-) /

  1. a fabric used for suits

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