Definition of close-set in English:


Syllabification: close-set
Pronunciation: /ˌklōsˈset


(Of two or more things) placed or occurring with little space in between: her eyes were too close-set for beauty
More example sentences
  • This pleasing prodigality would be easier to browse if the columns of text were not so close-set.
  • He looks at you with close-set yellow eyes without knowing what happened.
  • The emergence of primates, with their close-set eyes and stereoscopic vision, coincided with the appearance of flowering plants and the new host of insects that fed on them.

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