close-knit

adjective
\ ˈklōs-ˈnit How to pronounce close-knit (audio) \

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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First Known Use of close-knit

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close-knit. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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close-knit

adjective

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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