Meaning of “close-fitting” in the English Dictionary


"close-fitting" in English

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uk /ˌkləʊsˈfɪt.ɪŋ/ us /ˌkloʊsˈfɪt̬.ɪŋ/

Examples from literature

  • Hats and bonnets were scarce among them, though all the women, and many of the little girls, had on close-fitting muslin caps. 
  • His dress, a hunting jacket of tanned deer-skin and close-fitting leggings. 
  • Under her little close-fitting hat her hair was like black satin, her face like a rose. 

(Definition of “close-fitting” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)