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  • 1 close-fitting — close fit•ting [[t]ˈkloʊsˈfɪt ɪŋ[/t]] adj. clo (of a garment) fitting tightly or snugly to the body: a close fitting jacket[/ex] • Etymology: 1865–70 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 2 close-fitting — close fit|ting [ˌkləus ˈfıtıŋ US ˌklous ] adj close fitting clothes are tight and show the shape of your body …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 close-fitting — index limiting Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 close-fitting — adjective fitting closely but comfortably a close fit • Syn: ↑close, ↑snug • Similar to: ↑tight * * * close fitting [close fitting] [ˌkləʊs ˈfɪtɪŋ] …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 5 close-fitting — /klohs fit ing/, adj. (of a garment) fitting tightly or snugly to the body: A close fitting jacket showed off her small waist. Cf. loose fitting. [1865 70] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 close-fitting — adjective Snug, tight, form fitting. Her close fitting clothes showed off her assets …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 close-fitting — adj. Close fitting is used with these nouns: ↑lid …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 close-fitting — [[t]klo͟ʊs fɪ̱tɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Close fitting clothes fit tightly and show the shape of your body …

    English dictionary

  • 9 close-fitting — adjective close fitting clothes are tight and show the shape of your body …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 close-fitting — close fit|ting [ ,klous fıtıŋ ] adjective showing the shape of your body …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 close-fitting — /kloʊs ˈfɪtɪŋ/ (say klohs fiting) adjective fitting closely; snug. Also, close fitted, close fit …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 close-fitting — adj tight, tight fitting, skin tight, snug, close, hugging; (all of clothing) constricting, restricting, limiting, confining, hampering, binding; glued, plastered, like paper on the wall …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 13 close-fitting — UK [ˌkləʊs ˈfɪtɪŋ] / US [ˌkloʊs ˈfɪtɪŋ] adjective showing the shape of your body …

    English dictionary

  • 14 close — 1. adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (often foll. by to) situated at only a short distance or interval. 2 a having a strong or immediate relation or connection (close friend; close relative). b in intimate friendship or association (were very close). c… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 close — Synonyms and related words: Autobahn, Spartan, US highway, abandonment, abbreviated, abort, about, about to be, abridged, abstruse, accented, accommodate, accost, accurate, adjacent, adjust, advance, agree, airless, airtight, alert, all but,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 Close-Helmet — A form of close fitting, full helmet, of the 16th and 17th centuries. The close helm clearly derived from the armet, which it supplanted. ♦ Round topped helmet attached to neck armour. (Seward, Desmond. Henry V: The Scourge of God, 222) …

    Medieval glossary

  • 17 close — close1 [klōs] adj. closer, closest [ME clos < OFr < L clausus, pp. of claudere (see CLOSE2); senses under II from notion “with spaces or intervals closed up”] I denoting the fact or state of being closed or confined 1. shut; not open 2.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 18 Close-bodied — Close bod ied, a. Fitting the body exactly; setting close, as a garment. Ayliffe. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 close-bodied — close bodˈied adjective Fitting close to the body • • • Main Entry: ↑close …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 close-fit|ting — «KLOHS FIHT ihng», adjective. fitting snugly; tight …

    Useful english dictionary