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[il-fit-ing] /ˈɪlˈfɪt ɪŋ/
(of a garment) not fitting well.
not appropriate or suitable. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Those fatal, ill-fitting evening clothes that shine with age and grease.

    The Champagne Standard Mrs. John Lane
  • Under his ill-fitting coat his muscles rolled swift and silent.

    Prairie Folks Hamlin Garland
  • His bed was warm, while about the room icy draughts from ill-fitting door and window were circulating freely.

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • "Nobody is patient over an ill-fitting gown," put in Miss Benson.

    Ruth Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • They saw nothing amiss with him—nothing more than his habitual straight-lipped visage and ill-fitting clothes.

    Shining Ferry Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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