Meaning of FITTING in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ fɪtɪŋ ]

( fittings)


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...

N-COUNT : usu with supp


Fittings are things such as ovens or heaters, that are fitted inside a building, but can be removed if necessary.



Something that is fitting is right or suitable.

A solitary man, it was perhaps fitting that he should have died alone...

= appropriate


• fit‧ting‧ly

...the four-storeyed, and fittingly named, High House...

= appropriately

ADV : ADV adj , ADV before v , ADV with cl


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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