1. countable noun A fitting is one of the smaller parts on the outside of a piece of equipment or furniture, for example a handle or a tap. ⇒ ...brass light fittings. ⇒ ...industrial fittings for kitchen and bathroom. ⇒ He has made fittings for antique cars. 3. graded adjective & adjective
Something that is fitting is right or suitable. ⇒ A solitary man, it was perhaps fitting that he should have died alone. ⇒ The President's address was a fitting end to a bitter campaign.
graded adverb & adverb [ADV adj] [ADV before v] ⇒ ...a fittingly eccentric figure. ⇒ ...the four-storeyed, and fittingly named, High House. ⇒ Fittingly, she will spend her year off training her voice to sing blues and jazz. 4. countable noun If someone has a fitting, they try on a piece of clothing that is being made for them to see if it fits. ⇒ She lunched and shopped and went for fittings for clothes she didn't need.
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