Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who fits, in any sense of that word; one who or that which adapts one thing to another, or makes it suitable for the purpose intended.
- n. In mech., one who puts the parts of a machine together, as distinguished from a pattern-maker, founder, turner, finisher, etc.
- n. One who supplies and fixes fittings or fixtures of any kind; one who “fits up” things: as, a gas-fitter.
- n. One who supplies whatever is fit or necessary for the proper accomplishment of any object or undertaking; one who equips with whatever is necessary: as, a fitter-out.
- n. In some parts of Great Britain, one who vends and loads coal, fitting ships with cargoes: particularly, a coal-broker who sells the coal produced by a particular mine or by particular mines. Imp. Dict. Also called coal-fitter.
- To injure by frequent treading.
- To kick as cross children do; make a noise with the feet.
- To be in a passion.
- n. A passion; a quarrel.
- n. A fragment; a flinder: a rag; a flitter.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who fits or makes to fit
- n. One who tries on, and adjusts, articles of dress.
- n. One who fits or adjusts the different parts of machinery to each other.
- n. engraving A coal broker who conducts the sales between the owner of a coal pit and the shipper.
- n. obsolete A little piece; a flitter; a flinder.
- n. someone who fits a garment to a particular person
- adj. improved in health or physical condition
“That's the problem with Mr. Irrelevant, He thinks volunteering as the Church little league uniform fitter is okay.”
“He smiled, or rather grinned, his fangs making the latter term fitter for the mirthless grimace he made.”
“Never was a word fitter for a quack's mouth than "humanity”
“Never was a word fitter for a quack's mouth than "humanity.”
“No pen can describe in fitter language than his all that pertains to the externals of war.”
“How much it would help the department of culture, media and sport’s attempt to make us all fitter is less clear.”
“It means adding intense and regular aerobic exercise, not just because it will make you fitter, which is a source of positive energy in itself, but also because it's an incredibly powerful form of mental and emotional renewal.”
“He's fitter, which is obviously a big step for him," U.S.”
“I am a very good shoe-fitter, which is good, because not all trained shoe-fitters are and Linnea has funny feet.”
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