fit to kill

fit to kill
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fit too kil]
    • /fɪt tu kɪl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fit too kil]
    • /fɪt tu kɪl/

Definitions of fit to kill words

  • adjective fit to kill adapted or suited; appropriate: This water isn't fit for drinking. A long-necked giraffe is fit for browsing treetops. 1
  • adjective fit to kill proper or becoming: fit behavior. 1
  • adjective fit to kill qualified or competent, as for an office or function: a fit candidate. 1
  • adjective fit to kill prepared or ready: crops fit for gathering. 1
  • adjective fit to kill in good physical condition; in good health: He's fit for the race. 1
  • adjective fit to kill Biology. being adapted to the prevailing conditions and producing offspring that survive to reproductive age. contributing genetic information to the gene pool of the next generation. (of a population) maintaining or increasing the group's numbers in the environment. 1

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Origin of fit to kill

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English fitten; akin to Middle Dutch vitten to befit

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Parts of speech for Fit to kill


fit to kill popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fit to kill usage trend in Literature

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