Definition of close-fitting in English:


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Pronunciation: /kləʊsˈfɪtɪŋ


  • (Of a garment) fitting tightly and showing the contours of the body.
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    • A close-fitting garment, tightened by laces and reinforced with stays to shape the body from the hips to the breasts.
    • Never ride in cold weather with tight boots or shoes, nor close-fitting gloves.
    • She wore a light-colored, close-fitting dress with a lace bib-collar, a strand of pearls and a solemn expression.

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