fit you like a glove

fit you like a glove
fit (you) like a glove to be perfectly suited to you.

My wife bought me a custom-made fishing rod, and it fits like a glove.

Etymology: based on the literal meaning of fit like a glove (= to fit your body perfectly)

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • fit you like a glove — fit (you) like a glove see ↑fit, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑glove …   Useful english dictionary

  • fit like a glove — fit (you) like a glove to be perfectly suited to you. My wife bought me a custom made fishing rod, and it fits like a glove. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of fit like a glove (= to fit your body perfectly) …   New idioms dictionary

  • fit like a glove — To fit exactly • • • Main Entry: ↑glove * * * I see glove II (of clothes) fit exactly * * * fit (you) like a glove see ↑fit, 2 • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • fit like a glove —    If something fits like a glove, it fits you perfectly.     I was lucky! The first skirt I tried on fitted me like a glove! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • fit like a glove — verb To be a perfect fit, to be exactly the right size. This dress fits like a glove. How did you know my size? …   Wiktionary

  • fit — fit1 W2S1 [fıt] v past tense and past participle fitted also fit AmE present participle fitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2¦(right size/shape)¦ 3¦(enough space)¦ 4¦(equipment/part)¦ 5¦(match/be suitable)¦ 6 fit somebody fo …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glove — [glʌv] n [: Old English; Origin: glof] 1.) a piece of clothing that you wear on your hand in order to protect it or keep it warm →↑mitten ▪ a pair of gloves ▪ boxing gloves rubber/leather etc gloves 2.) the gloves are off used …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fit — fit1 [ fıt ] (past tense and past participle fit or fit|ted) verb *** ▸ 1 be right size/shape ▸ 2 about clothes ▸ 3 be suitable/similar ▸ 4 match truth/description ▸ 5 be appropriate for something ▸ 6 measure for clothes etc. ▸ 7 add equipment to …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fit — I UK [fɪt] / US verb Word forms fit : present tense I/you/we/they fit he/she/it fits present participle fitting past tense fitted or fit past participle fitted or fit *** Usage note: In British English, the past tense and past participle is… …   English dictionary

  • fit — 1 /fIt/ verb past tense fitted also fit AmE past participle fit 1 RIGHT SIZE (intransitive, transitive not in progressive) to be the right size and shape for someone or something: The dress fits perfectly. | fit sb: The jacket fitted me pretty… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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