tight-fitting

tight-fitting
,tight-`fitting adjective
fitting very tightly:
a tight-fitting jacket/skirt

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • tight-fitting — adj fitting very closely or tightly ▪ a tight fitting skirt …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tight-fitting — adjective fitting snugly a tightly fitting cover tight fitting clothes • Syn: ↑tightfitting, ↑tight fitting, ↑tightly fitting, ↑skinny • Similar to: ↑tight …   Useful english dictionary

  • tight fitting — adjective fitting snugly a tightly fitting cover tight fitting clothes • Syn: ↑tight fitting, ↑tightfitting, ↑tightly fitting, ↑skinny • Similar to: ↑tight …   Useful english dictionary

  • tight-fitting — adjective fitting very closely or tightly: a tight fitting skirt | saucepan with a tight fitting lid …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tight-fitting — UK / US adjective fitting very tightly a tin with a tight fitting lid a tight fitting jacket/skirt …   English dictionary

  • tight-fitting — adj. Tight fitting is used with these nouns: ↑dress, ↑lid …   Collocations dictionary

  • tight-fitting — adjective Snug, skintight …   Wiktionary

  • tight — tight, tightly Tight is used as an adverb in combination with a number of verbs, primarily in commands or instructions: hold tight, sit tight, sleep tight. It also occurs as the first element in a few compound adjectives, e.g. tight fisted, tight …   Modern English usage

  • tight — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 closely held, drawn, fastened, fitting, etc. (a tight hold; a tight skirt). 2 closely and firmly put together (a tight joint). 3 (of clothes etc.) too closely fitting (my shoes are rather tight). 4 impermeable, impervious …   Useful english dictionary

  • tight — adjective 1) a tight grip Syn: firm, fast, secure, fixed, clenched Ant: relaxed 2) the rope was tight Syn: taut, rigid, stiff …   Thesaurus of popular words

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