Definition of body-con in English:

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Relating to or denoting a very tight-fitting style of clothing: the approaching season is all about big earrings and body-con dresses
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  • Devoid of make-up rather than trussed up in the body-con dresses she tends to favour, she appears as the genuinely pretty girl she is.
  • Physical challenges, outside your comfy-on-the-couch zone, give you a sense of accomplishment and girl-powerness that simply can't be emulated by wearing a body-con dress.
  • This figure hugging Italian jersey dress is perfect for this season's 'body-con' trend and is available in a whole host of colours.


1990s: shortening of body-conscious.

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Syllabification: bod·y-con

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