fit like a glove



fit like a glove

Fig. to fit very well; to fit snugly. My new shoes fit like a glove. My new coat is a little tight. It fits like a glove.
See also: fit, glove, like

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)
See also: fit, glove, like

fit (somebody) like a glove

if a piece of clothing fits someone like a glove, it fits their body perfectly My new jeans contain Lycra so they fit like a glove.
See also: fit, glove, like

fit like a glove

Be the right size and well suited; also, be in conformity with. For example, That position fits him like a glove. Tobias Smollett used this simile, rather incongruously, in Humphry Clinker (1771): "The boots ... fitted me like a glove." [Second half of 1700s] Also see to a T.
See also: fit, glove, like

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Ayameah-yah-meJapanese
KimiKEE-meeFinnish
Jalil-Arabic, Persian
Ashoka['æ'ʃəukə]
Fathi-Arabic
Edwinaed-WEEN-ə, ed-WIN-əEnglish