[ fit-ing ]
/ ˈfɪt ɪŋ /
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suitable or appropriate; proper or becoming.
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OTHER WORDS FROM fitting
fit·ting·ly, adverbfit·ting·ness, nounself-fitting, adjectiveun·der·fit·ting, noun
un·fit·ting, adjectiveun·fit·ting·ly, adverbwell-fitting, adjective
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How to use fitting in a sentence
Tim had made himself just a bit better than I, when he donned his well-fitting suit and pulled on his silly gloves.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Death wore a blue pin-stripe suit, well fitting but slightly unpressed.
The tall figure of a man came from beyond the line of wagons—a man clad in well-fitting tweeds cut for riding.The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough
She was better dressed than Lulu, in a plain but well-fitting gown which was very becoming.The Quiver 3/1900|Anonymous
"I am not worthy," he said, and kept his eyes upon the lithe figure of the girl in its array of well-fitting velvet.Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for fitting
/ (ˈfɪtɪŋ) /
appropriate or proper; suitable
an accessory or partan electrical fitting
(plural) furnishings or accessories in a building
work carried out by a fitter
the act of trying on clothes so that they can be adjusted to fit
British size in clothes or shoesa narrow fitting
Derived forms of fittingfittingly, adverbfittingness, noun
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