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  1. made so as to follow closely the contours of a form or shape: fitted clothes; fitted sheets.
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Origin of fitted

First recorded in 1730–40; fit1 + -ed2
Related formsfit·ted·ness, nounun·fit·ted, adjectivewell-fit·ted, adjective
Can be confusedfit fitted (see usage note at fit1)
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Examples from the Web for well-fitted

Historical Examples of well-fitted

  • The badly fitted harness was a misery; the well-fitted collar was "easy."

    Pax Vobiscum

    Henry Drummond

  • All yokes to be worn under the gown should be made on a well-fitted lining.

    Textiles and Clothing

    Kate Heintz Watson

  • They had chosen this house as being roomy and well-fitted for their belongings.

  • There was no sound except the whir of well-fitted machinery.

  • The gallery is paved throughout with smooth and well-fitted stones.

British Dictionary definitions for well-fitted


adjective (well fitted when postpositive)
  1. (of clothes, a lid, etc) fitting closely or comfortably
  2. (of a room, boat, etc) having been installed with good quality storage, appliances, etc
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  1. designed for excellent fita fitted suit
  2. (of a carpet) cut, sewn, or otherwise adapted to cover a floor completely
    1. (of furniture) built to fit a particular spacea fitted cupboard
    2. (of a room) equipped with fitted furniturea fitted kitchen
  3. (of sheets) having ends that are elasticated and shaped to fit tightly over a mattress
  4. having accessory parts
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