close-fitting close-fitting


  • (adj) fitting closely but comfortably




  1. "San Francisco is a 'small' big city," says Lescroart, "and the unique and close-fitting interconnectedness between disparate elements lends both urgency and a sense of microcosm, where a crime can be seen to unbalance the entire cosmos - a...
    on May 2, 2008 By: John Lescroart Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "She appeared to have dressed herself as a mermaid," Drabble begins, "in silver sequined scales. Her bodice was close-fitting, and the metallic skirt clung to her solid hips before it flared out below the knees, concealing what might once...
    on May 12, 2007 By: Margaret Drabble Source: Washington Post

  3. "The bodice will have a high collar," Wagner writes, "with a lace jabot and ribbons; close-fitting sleeves; the dress trimmed with puffed flounces."
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Richard Wagner Source: New York Times

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