Definition of fitter in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪtə/


1A person who puts together or installs machinery, engine parts, or other equipment: a qualified gas fitter kitchen fitters
More example sentences
  • Those detained included an accountant, a builder, a window fitter and a machine operator.
  • He is a machine fitter and has been helping the British Engineers bring the power station back on line.
  • Planned action by steel erectors, pipe fitters and welders to hit construction work on high-profile sites for this week has been called off after employers rushed to negotiate a deal.
2A person who supervises the cutting, fitting, or alteration of garments or shoes.
Example sentences
  • Also inform the shoe fitter of any previous injuries you might have had, as this could affect the type of shoe suitable to you.
  • Every woman I've ever spoken to on the subject has had nothing but praise for their fitters and assistants.
  • Two-thirds of the fitters recommended bras with the wrong underwire shape, according to the report.

Words that rhyme with fitter

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