close-knit

adjective
\ˈklōs-ˈnit \

Definition of close-knit 

: bound together by intimate social or cultural ties or by close economic or political ties close-knit families

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clannish, cliquey, cliquish

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1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of close-knit was in 1926

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close-knit

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English Language Learners Definition of close-knit

—used to describe a group of people who care about each other and who are very friendly with each other

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