Meaning of “if the cap fits (wear it)” in the English Dictionary

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"if the cap fits (wear it)" in British English

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if the cap fits (wear it)

UK saying US if the shoe fits (wear it)

used to tell someone that they should accept a criticism that another person has made

(Definition of “if the cap fits (wear it)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)