body-hugging

adjective

body-hug·​ging ˈbä-dē-ˈhə-giŋ How to pronounce body-hugging (audio)
: fitted closely to the wearer's body
a body-hugging dress

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of body-hugging was in 1917

Dictionary Entries Near body-hugging

Cite this Entry

“Body-hugging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body-hugging. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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