of clothes
: fitting tightly to the body : not baggy or loose
a close-fitting pair of pants

Examples of close-fitting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And then, just last night, Zendaya made an appearance on The Jimmy Kimmel Show, dressed in a close-fitting two piece from The Attico’s spring 2024 collection. Daniel Rodgers, Vogue, 2 Feb. 2024 Steven is noticeably more disheveled, with a close-fitting cap on his head, stained and ripped clothing and his belongings in a sack. Bianca Bagnarelli, Washington Post, 21 Dec. 2023 Crystal’s sweater is timeless and lush—fuzzy, generously cut, and extravagantly cabled, with a tall collar and close-fitting cuffs designed to keep warmth in. Amanda Mull, The Atlantic, 10 Oct. 2023 At the same time, the close-fitting memory foam earcups help to block out extraneous noise passively. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2023

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“Close-fitting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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