Definition of fitted in English:



  • 1Made or shaped to fill a space or to cover something closely or exactly.

    ‘the blouse has a fitted bodice’
    ‘navy-blue fitted sheets’
    • ‘‘Cloth diapers come in contoured, prefolded and fitted varieties,’ she says.’
    • ‘The sheets had all fallen off the bed and even the fitted sheet was coming off.’
    • ‘Even if you have a fitted boat cover, consider adding a tarp over it to protect the cover from bird droppings or other damage.’
    • ‘Her dress was simple, with a fitted bodice and short jacket with bell sleeves.’
    • ‘It was pure white, with a fitted bodice that flared gently outwards to form the dress.’
    • ‘No raincoat would really be complete without a nice set of fitted boots to cover the feet of your furry friends!’
    • ‘For 10 bucks extra you could even throw in a fitted sheet.’
    • ‘It had a fitted bodice with small, off-the-shoulder sleeves.’
    • ‘The bride wore an ivory dress with fitted bodice and straps covered in tiny cream and peach roses and a small trail.’
    • ‘They wore cornflower blue strapless fitted bodices with fishtail shaped skirts and carried hand-tied bouquets of white carnations and pale blue freesia.’
    • ‘I use a fitted sheet because I sleep on a twin futon and the mattress is in two pieces.’
    • ‘The dashboard is decorated in purple velour and gold braid, protected from dust by a fitted polythene cover.’
    • ‘The bride wore an ivory gown with a fitted diamanté detailed bodice, a full skirt and train, waist-length veil and diamante tiara.’
    • ‘A fitted washable cover is supplied as a standard accessory and protects the fabric covering the seating area.’
    • ‘Then place the fitted sheet back on the mattress.’
    • ‘The base pin, which seems to be more closely fitted than on earlier examples, showed no tendency to walk forward under recoil.’
    • ‘Trembling, she pushed back the covers and found a fitted, but flowing, white gown hung on her thin frame.’
    • ‘If that doesn't ease your pain, try a fitted cushioned seat cover (found in cycling shops and sporting goods stores).’
    • ‘Bed-making takes no time with fitted sheets.’
    • ‘These patients also received a fitted incontinence cover.’
    shaped, contoured, fitting tightly, fitting well
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    1. 1.1British (of a carpet) cut and laid to cover a floor completely.
      • ‘You spend 9 months planning a bank robbery, manage to crack the combination lock on the fifth attempt, but can't open the door because it catches on the fitted carpet.’
      • ‘However, I do have fitted carpets and a bathroom suite which, I hate to admit, is not white.’
      • ‘I then noticed that the hard concrete floor had been covered in a grey fitted carpet.’
      • ‘Each home has spacious seating areas, fitted carpets, heating, television and a patio area with garden furniture.’
      • ‘All 21 bedrooms are en suite and each has fitted carpets and curtains.’
      • ‘The price includes existing fitted carpets and blinds.’
      • ‘It admitted that complaints about the vehicles not slowing as expected had prompted a recall in 1998, when incorrectly fitted floor mats beneath the pedals were replaced.’
      • ‘Mrs Williams had new carpets fitted last Friday following a flood six weeks ago when most of the downstairs was under three inches of water.’
      • ‘The selling price also includes kitchen appliances and fitted carpets.’
      • ‘The fitted carpet revival starts right here, right now.’
      • ‘From basics like fitted carpets to luxury electronic gadgetry, I believe modern life is a huge improvement on my childhood.’
      • ‘When he bought the car it was said to have had a professionally fitted carpet.’
      • ‘It's easy to forget that luxuries such as fitted carpets and central heating are comparatively recent.’
      • ‘The house has double-glazed windows throughout, and fitted curtains and carpets are included in the sale.’
      • ‘Other features include gas-fired central heating, wiring for an alarm and newly fitted carpets.’
      • ‘At best, it could be intimate, but in its current incarnation it oozes suburban cosiness right down to the comfy fitted carpet.’
      • ‘It dated back to the 1960s and included wood construction and fitted carpeting.’
      • ‘There are also newly fitted carpets and curtains.’
      • ‘The two bedrooms both have ornate cornicing, recessed windows and fitted carpets.’
      • ‘The house has recently been replumbed, rewired and damp proofed, and the sale will include all fitted carpets and all light fixtures and fittings.’
    2. 1.2British (of furniture) built to be fixed into a particular space.
      ‘a fitted wardrobe’
      • ‘She let her feet slip out of her shoes and raised them onto the fitted bench across the other side of the table.’
      • ‘There is a spacious bathroom on the return, with part-panelled walls, a claw-foot bath and wall-to-wall fitted closets.’
      • ‘Upstairs the first bedroom includes fitted wardrobes, a window seat with storage space and a wooden floor.’
      • ‘The two bedrooms are doubles with fitted wardrobes.’
      • ‘Beyond this, the entrance hall features a cloakroom, a fitted bookcase, shelving and a cleverly concealed broom cupboard.’
      • ‘Upstairs, there are three double guest bedrooms and a blue and white bathroom with fitted furniture and a large corner shower cabinet.’
      • ‘The house is full of fitted cupboards.’
      • ‘There are also two double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes and one with an impressive carved oak fireplace, and French doors to the garden.’
      • ‘The good sized double has a fireplace and, while there is no fitted storage, there is plenty of space to rectify this.’
      • ‘There is also a fitted wardrobe, study desk, and a broadband internet access point in every bedroom.’
      • ‘The kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of pine units, as well as a fitted desk and bench and an integrated hob and oven.’
      • ‘The bedrooms were graced with new fitted beds with integrated luggage areas, and directly behind the access door were separate toilets and showers with tiled surrounds.’
      • ‘It needs to be revealed that this elegant bedroom is almost lined with fitted wardrobes.’
      • ‘The guest bedroom with a deep, recessed window to the front also benefits from en suite facilities and a fitted wardrobe.’
      • ‘It comprises four rooms, two of which feature wash hand basins and fitted wardrobes, a guest bathroom and a storage area.’
      • ‘They could decide where the windows went, and where the fitted cupboards would go - and what kind of furnishings and fittings their new home came with.’
      • ‘The first room on the left is a long, walk-in cloakroom with fitted shelves and plenty of hanging space.’
      • ‘All three have built-in wardrobes, while one of the doubles also has a fitted desk.’
      • ‘There's plenty of space for luggage under the beds and in the fitted wardrobe where, ominous but comforting, you'll also find two lifejackets.’
      • ‘The end wall here is lined with fitted wardrobe and clothes storage.’
      built-in, integral, integrated, incorporated
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    3. 1.3British (of a room) equipped with matching units of fitted furniture.
      ‘a fitted kitchen’
      • ‘The kitchen area is fully fitted, with breakfast counter, and has utility with bathroom and electric shower off.’
      • ‘Each house will come with a fitted kitchen with custom-built units and chrome handles.’
      • ‘Just off the living room is a fitted kitchen with shaker style units at floor and eye level.’
      • ‘The units will include fully fitted kitchens with electrical appliances, air conditioning, marble floors and an underground parking space.’
      • ‘All of the two and three bedroom units will have en suites while all of the apartments will feature fitted kitchens with ceramic floor tiling and integrated appliances.’
      • ‘Now derelict, the stone property has planning permission to be restored as a four-bedroom home, with one bathroom, two sitting rooms, a dining room and a fitted kitchen.’
      • ‘On the production line every last detail is included in the modules - built-in storage space, a fitted kitchen and a bathroom complete down to taps and tiling.’
      • ‘Standard features include fitted kitchens with Italian floor and wall tiles, fully tiled bathrooms and video security systems.’
      • ‘All units come with fully fitted kitchens and gas-fired central heating.’
      • ‘It is a four-bedroom, three bathroom property with spacious rooms and a fitted kitchen.’
      • ‘The ground floor has recently been refurbished to provide new fully fitted kitchens, cold rooms and freezers.’
  • 2Attached to or provided with a particular component or article.

    ‘a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle’
  • 3fitted for/to doHaving the appropriate qualities or skills to do something.

    ‘I don't think he was fitted for the job’
    suited, well suited, right, suitable, ideal
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