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  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪtɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪtɪd



  1. simple past of fit ("to tailor, to change size")
  2. (regional, sometimes proscribed) simple past of fit (other senses)
    • 2016 February 2, Kate Winslet et al., Jimmy Kimmel Live![1]:
      Even though in a way you let him freeze to death in the water, because the way I see it...
      I agree. Y'know, I think he actually could have fitted on that bit of door.
      There was plenty of room on the raft.
      I know. I know, I know.
  3. past participle of fit (to tailor, change size)
  4. (regional, sometimes proscribed) past participle of fit (other senses)


fitted (not comparable)

  1. (of a kitchen, bathroom, etc.) Incorporating all of the fittings into connected units.
    Antonym: unfitted

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fitted (plural fitteds)

  1. (US, slang) A fitted cap.
    • 2023 April 28, “Got Dat Muneh” (track 10, 1:05 from the start), in Summrs (lyrics), GHOST[2]:
      For niggas plottin, I might blow it at your fitted
      Get your bitch-ass slimed out, it ain't no kiddin
      Ain't no kiddin, got that semi
    • 2022 October 31, “Doomsday” (track 7, 1:35 from the start), in Thunder Bklu & Dougie B (lyrics), F L O C K A[3]:
      Late night, on a drill, aimin for his fitted
  2. (childcare) A fitted diaper.
    • 2017, Madi Haire, Crunchy Parenting, HowExpert, →ISBN, page 51:
      Fitteds have elastic around the back of the diaper and the legs of the diaper to get a better fit and sometimes they also have snap closures so that you don't have to use a diaper fastener.
    • 2019 September 27, Alicia Betz, “Cloth diapers are an eco-friendly alternative to traditional diapers - here's how to use them and what you need to buy”, in Business Insider India[4]:
      Pocket diapers are my favorite because they're a little easier to use than fitteds, flats, and prefolds, and they're cheaper than all-in-twos and all-in-ones.
    • 2021, Bailey Bouwman, Cloth Diapers: The Ultimate Guide to Textiles, Washing & More, Simply Bailey Social Marketing, →ISBN, page 62:
      Many natural fibres wear down with use. This is called edge wear. Depending on the wash routine (detergent strength, agitation, water pH, and more factors) edge wear happens quicker for some people. This happens with fitteds too.