skintight

adjective
skin·​tight | \ ˈskin-ˈtīt How to pronounce skintight (audio) \

Definition of skintight

: closely fitted to the figure skintight pants

Examples of skintight in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With aerodynamics in mind, uniforms became skintight and bicep-hugging. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, 12 July 2021 Created to feel like a second skin, the skintight designs that cling to curves have become an absolute must for everyday wardrobes! Essence, 7 July 2021 Dressed in full wigs, makeup and their signature, skintight costumes, co-founders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons took the stage with guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer Eric Singer for a rollicking, bombastic set. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, 12 June 2021 The superstar regularly wows us with her style, from wearing skintight cut-out gowns to rocking major leg slits to proving that a casual pair of jeans can look seriously chic. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 Mar. 2021 The Jean Wars are not zero-sum; American Eagle will continue to stock mid-rise jeans and skintight jeggings, according to Foyle. Washington Post, 10 May 2021 The Jean Wars are not zero-sum; American Eagle will continue to stock mid-rise jeans and skintight jeggings, according to Foyle. Washington Post, 10 May 2021 The Jean Wars are not zero-sum; American Eagle will continue to stock mid-rise jeans and skintight jeggings, according to Foyle. Maura Judkis And Abha Bhattarai Washington Post, Star Tribune, 13 May 2021 The trade-off between comfort and style is exaggerated, except by those who insist upon wearing stiletto heels or skintight pants. Judith Martin, Washington Post, 10 May 2021

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First Known Use of skintight

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of skintight was in 1885

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15 Jul 2021

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“Skintight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skintight. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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skintight

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of skintight

: very closely fitted to the body : very tight

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