fitting fitting  /ˈfɪ tɪŋ/

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
  17. (n) making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
  18. (n) a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system
  19. (n) (usually plural) furnishings and equipment (especially for a ship or hotel)
  20. (n) putting clothes on to see whether they fit
  21. (adj) in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion
  22. (adj) being precisely fitting and right

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Usage(s):

  1. It is fitting, somehow, that Chanel was often photographed holding a cigarette or standing in front of her famous Art Deco wall of mirrors.
  2. In April, Facebook photos of her unwinding in a tight-fitting version of a police uniform were deemed inappropriate by Swimming Australia.
  3. Bra fitting is not sexy, it is scientific.

News

  1. Time on hockey fans' side during Stanley Cup Finals

    It seems fitting that the Stanley Cup Finals during a shortened season would feature the most overtime hockey in finals history.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: amNewYork

  2. Pena's homer in 10th lifts Astros

    HOUSTON -- In a fitting turn of events, a defensive miscue cost the Milwaukee Brewers dearly and paved the way for the Houston Astros to wipe the slate clean of the mistakes that created an early deficit on Thursday afternoon.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Rookies fitting in on Seahawks defensive line

    Rookies fitting in on Seahawks defensive line Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 9:36 am, Friday, June 14, 2013 Rookies fitting in on Seahawks defensive line (AP) — Seattle's secondary was already one of the league's best and the Seahawks had signed free agents Cliff Avril and ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

Quotes

  1. "I don't want to meddle. I will say this: Rose, Noah, it's a pretty good core, you could see LeBron fitting in well," he said.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS2 Chicago

  2. "Sunday was a fitting tribute to him and he will be sadly missed by everyone, not just by people in the football world but from all walks of life," Shearer said. "It's a very sad day for everyone, especially his family, his close friends and...
    on Jul 31, 2009 By: Alan Shearer Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "I guess it's fitting to say there was a loser in this game because we lost the game, but it's hard for me to believe there was a loser in this game," Tigers manager Jim Leyland said. "Both teams played their hearts out. You can't ask for...
    on Oct 6, 2009 By: Jim Leyland Source: Washington Post

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