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1. verb To be acceptable to one. In this usage, "suit" is followed by a reflexive pronoun. A: "I just don't have time to take a lunch break today." B: "OK, suit yourself."
2. noun A businessperson. In this usage, "suit" is the entire idiom. Oh boy, what are the suits from the corporate office doing here today?

Suit yourself.

Inf. You decide the way you want it.; Have it your way. Mary: I think I want the red one. Tom: Suit yourself. John (reading the menu): The steak sounds good, but it's hard to pass up the fried chicken. Sally: Suit yourself. I'll have the steak.
See also: suit

suit oneself

Do as one pleases, as in We had expected you, but if you don't want to come, suit yourself. This idiom, which uses suit in the sense of "be agreeable or convenient," is often put as an imperative. [Late 1800s]
See also: suit


n. a businessman or businesswoman; someone who is in charge. A couple of suits checked into a working-class hotel and caused some eyebrows to raise.
References in classic literature ?
As his train was suited to his functions and rank, the journey was effected, with the privations and hardships that are the accompaniments of all travelling in a wild, but without any of those dangers and alarms that marked his former passage through the same regions.
There is much to be said in favour of both religions, for each seems suited to its own people, and no doubt it was so intended.
Maybe you already know Italsuit uses fine Super 130s and 150s wool in their fabric, and manages to make a product that's comfortable and stylish, suited to the Los Angeles taste, but steeped in European class.
SUITED AND BOOTED: Coventry City midfielder Michael Doyle (left) models the new team suits with (left-right) manager Aidy Boothroyd, Suit Lounge owner Nick Chohan and team captain Lee Carsley
To help NASA pull off these ambitious plans, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are trying to design a space outfit suited to the far-flung mission.
Aside from the expense - with a retail price of $240, it is not suited for the masses - the main problem I see with the suit is getting to the starting blocks on time.
The company responded and said the idea was better suited for a television miniseries.