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befitting (adj.)

"of a suitable kind or character, proper, becoming," 1560s, present-participle adjective from befit (q.v.). Related: Befittingly.

updated on April 26, 2017

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Definitions of befitting from WordNet

befitting (adj.)
appropriate to;
behavior befitting a father
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