fittest fittest  /ˈfɪ təst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a display of bad temper
  2. (n) a sudden uncontrollable attack
  3. (n) the manner in which something fits
  4. (n) a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason)
  5. (v) be agreeable or acceptable to
  6. (v) be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired
  7. (v) satisfy a condition or restriction
  8. (v) make fit
  9. (v) insert or adjust several objects or people
  10. (v) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
  11. (v) conform to some shape or size
  12. (v) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
  13. (v) make correspond or harmonize
  14. (adj) meeting adequate standards for a purpose
  15. (adj) (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
  16. (adj) physically and mentally sound or healthy

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Usage(s):

  1. The year 2000 will turn out to have been a pivotal moment in the emergence of the Internet, a Darwinian shake-out in which the fittest inhabitants of cyberspace survived and thrived.
  2. Only the fittest from each graduating group are given a chance at martyrdom across the border in Kashmir.
  3. When you're trying to hold together so complex a society without let's face it a lot of brainpower, you want a population made up of the fittest individuals you can get.

News

  1. Kudos & Kindness: Use of the track and field made our event possible

    The Fittest of the Sierras event committee would like to thank Lake Tahoe Unified School District for allowing us to use the South Tahoe Community Sports Complex for our fourth annual competition.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Tahoe Daily Tribune

  2. Shrinking soaps vie for Daytime Emmy Awards

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It's survival of the fittest among shrinking soap operas at the Daytime Emmy Awards.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Austin athletes compete for fittest title

    They're strong, fast and ready to show Austin what they've got. Hundreds of athletes competed in Austin Fit Magazine's AFM Fittest competition this morning. At stake are bragging rights, as well as hundreds of dollars in prizes and awards.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: YNN Austin

Quotes

  1. "I have been training with one of the fittest teams in Europe, I've done everything possible to be fit," Beckham said, "and I am without doubt ready for it, but it's out of my hands now."
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: David Beckham Source: USA Today

  2. "It's definitely probably the fittest I've been in a while - maybe," Williams said with a smile. "My body will allow anything really. It's ready for anything. My preparation's been really good. I've been just training every day and just...
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Serena Williams Source: Forbes

  3. "David is the fittest I have seen him for a long time," McClaren said Tuesday. "He showed a great hunger and desire to get back. He didn't moan. He just got his head down and worked hard. I don't know whether it is a question of proving me...
    on May 29, 2007 By: Steve McClaren Source: USA Today

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