form·​fit·​ting | \ ˈfȯrm-ˌfi-tiŋ How to pronounce formfitting (audio) \

Definition of formfitting

: conforming to the outline of the body : fitting snugly a formfitting sweater

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Recent Examples on the Web For mild and warm conditions, your shirt should have a relaxed fit to maximize airflow; for cooler seasons, a more formfitting silhouette is acceptable. Andrew Skurka, Outside Online, "How to Pack for a Hike," 21 May 2018

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First Known Use of formfitting

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Formfitting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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