Definition of fitting adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfɪtɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪtɪŋ//
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  1. 1(formal) suitable or right for the occasion synonym appropriate The award was a fitting tribute to her years of devoted work. A fitting end to the meal would be a glass of port. It is fitting that the new centre for European studies should be in a university that teaches every European language.
  2. 2-fitting (in adjectives) having a particular fit a tight-fitting dress
  3. Extra examples It seemed entirely fitting that she should be wearing black. It is fitting that the award should go to the person who inspired the project. It was a fitting end to a glamorous career.
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