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Definition of body-con in English:


Relating to or denoting a very tight-fitting style of clothing: fab though the body-con trend is, I can’t give up on smocks just yet
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  • He should stick to the body con dresses.
  • Wear over a neat tweed skirt suit, body con shift dress or a streamlined, sophisticated coat for a look that screams autumn winter 2008!


1990s: shortening of body-conscious.

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