Definition of figure-hugging in English:

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figure-hugging

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adjective

(Of a garment) fitting closely to the contours of a woman’s body: a low-cut, figure-hugging dress
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  • Innovations included a new figure-hugging shirt that was more difficult for opposition players to grab hold of than the looser shirts of the past.
  • She pulled out a purple, figure-hugging shirt that she had also customised.
  • Some of the class are dressed as if for the gym; others look the part with leather raincoats, figure-hugging skirts and strappy tops.

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Syllabification: fig·ure-hug·ging

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