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 In the first pic, Haley paired the long and oversized HB Coat with the HB Leggings, which feature a trendy angle slit and a skintight fit. Seventeen, 17 Sep. 2022 That skintight, nude-toned dress that Kardashian adopted as her own, however, is exactly what Johnson describes as best defining Monroe’s style. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 15 Sep. 2022 The two enjoyed a dinner at hot spot Papi Steak with their respective husbands and coordinated in sleek, skintight looks from the designer's new collection, VB Body. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 29 Aug. 2022 Sims wore a sparkling skintight magenta gown, while Koepka looked sharp in a blue-and-black suit. Emy Lacroix,, 15 July 2022 The keen vintage fan is enjoying a Sandy-from-Grease phase, with skintight black pedal-pushers and cute cardis, and amplified the look with pigtails. Alice Newbold, Glamour, 7 Sep. 2022 But the skintight bottoms also pose a problem for those on-the-go: There's nowhere to put your phone or keys. Alex Warner, Peoplemag, 4 Sep. 2022 The catsuit is obviously the centerpiece of the look, what with its off-the-shoulder, skintight silhouette in shades of yellow, red, and periwinkle, but we're equally obsessed with Megan's short hairstyle. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 30 Aug. 2022 The show skyrocketed to fame in the early 2010s, after all—there was no better time for skintight Hervé Léger bandage dresses. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 14 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of skintight

1885, in the meaning defined above

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25 Sep 2022

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“Skintight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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