Share this entry

Share this page

heavy-knit

Line breaks: heavy-knit

Definition of heavy-knit in English:

adjective

(Of a fabric or garment) thick, substantial, and close-textured: a heavy-knit jumper
More example sentences
  • For winter wear larger shoes are essential in order that two pairs of heavy knit wool socks may be worn when on duty.
  • I donned a robe of heavy knit material that had a hood to cover my head.
  • In many records I find that they were forced to preach and pray with their hands cased in woollen or fur mittens or heavy knit gloves.

Definition of heavy-knit in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rəˈzilyənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…