Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a befitting or appropriate manner; becomingly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a befitting manner; suitably.

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  • adverb In a befitting manner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an appropriate manner

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Examples

  • During his talk entitled, Tackling Our Nature Deficiency Disorder, David de Rothschild befittingly quoted the late American design guru, Richard Buckminster Fuller stating that, You never change things by fighting the existing reality.

    Deborah Bassett: Breaking The Plastic Addiction: TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch

  • And befittingly, the last episode to air of these six is a special show to me -- going to the Mint 400 off the Las Vegas Strip, where Hunter S. Thompson dropped his drugs of choice and wrote an article intended for Rolling Stone, which was originally intended for Sports Illustrated.

    Bob Saget: Strange Days Indeed...

  • While Brussels befittingly features a tree in a simple Old World style, Abu Dhabi's headline-making Emirates Palace Hotel tannenbaum is decked out in an estimated $11 million worth of premium bling.

    The World's Most Stunning Christmas Trees

  • While Brussels befittingly features a tree in a simple Old World style, Abu Dhabi's headline-making Emirates Palace Hotel tannenbaum is decked out in an estimated $11 million worth of premium bling.

    The World's Most Stunning Christmas Trees

  • During his talk entitled, Tackling Our Nature Deficiency Disorder, David de Rothschild befittingly quoted the late American design guru, Richard Buckminster Fuller stating that, You never change things by fighting the existing reality.

    Deborah Bassett: Breaking The Plastic Addiction: TEDx

  • During his talk entitled, Tackling Our Nature Deficiency Disorder, David de Rothschild befittingly quoted the late American design guru, Richard Buckminster Fuller stating that, You never change things by fighting the existing reality.

    Deborah Bassett: Breaking The Plastic Addiction: TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch

  • Oscar de la Renta has snipped straight to the point with the befittingly named Cut-Out Bootie, which maintains the classic ankle-boot shape but exposes a triangle of skin just behind the toes (€489; neimanmarcus. com).

    Fashion: Holes In The Sides Of Her Shoes

  • When the silver Clarkson Cup is out there, I’m happy to think that the explosive growth and the excellence of Canadian women’s hockey will be befittingly recognized.

    "What I've Seen"

  • Therefore, be it resolved that January 19th, befittingly a Friday shall be Radical Fun Day.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Therefore, be it resolved that January 19th, befittingly a Friday shall be Radical Fun Day.

    Fun has now been penciled into the schedule -- Pass it on

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