fitter

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Etymology[edit]

fit +‎ -er

Adjective[edit]

fitter

  1. comparative form of fit: more fit
    An exercise bike won't make you fitter if you never find time to use it.
    My bird's loads fitter than yours.
    • 1798, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
      All stood together on the deck, / For a charnel-dungeon fitter: / All fixed on me their stony eyes, / That in the Moon did glitter.

Noun[edit]

fitter (plural fitters)

  1. A person who fits or assembles something.
    a fitter of clothing, or of machinery
  2. (informal) An epileptic.
  3. (Britain, dated) A coal broker who conducts the sales between the owner of a coal pit and the shipper.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Simmonds to this entry?)

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

fitter

  1. comparative degree of fit

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

fitter m or f

  1. indefinite plural of fitte

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

fitter f

  1. indefinite plural of fitte