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  • adjective Snug, tight, form fitting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective fitting closely but comfortably


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  • Francesco, the wine director at Bibiana, is Italian and oh-so-Euro-chic in close-fitting suits and hipster glasses - custom-made by a friend in Italy, he says one night.

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  • Anna Wintour's day uniform consists of blackout sunglasses, a patterned or textured skirt, a simple close-fitting jewel-neck sweater and a chunky necklace.

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  • For skirts, unstructured and floaty is less severe and more versatile than a close-fitting, unforgiving white pencil though that look certainly has its place.

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  • Pulling on black leather gloves, and the rolling down a close-fitting mask of black fabric from inside the brim of his fedora, he stepped back into the light.

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  • Bolen said he was "dead wrong" about how well the company's staple product -- close-fitting, $4,000 cocktail dresses -- would sell online.

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  • Sometimes the fashions for men were more loose fitting clothes, and other times everything had to be very close-fitting and straight, which called for a corset.

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  • For ladies, the slimming silhouettes needed slimmer hair, but rather than a retread of the 1880s, their hair was dressed so that it appeared ear-length and curled – almost bob-like beneath their close-fitting hats.

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  • As for the best bra, I highly recommend Maidenform Smooth Bra Demi, which offers excellent support, a smooth and uplifted appearance under close-fitting tops, and a scalloped, no-seam edging which wards off the ubiquitous back fat issues.

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  • A close-fitting blouse of moose - skin, fantastically beaded, outlined faithfully the well-rounded lines of her body, while a silken kerchief, gay of color and picturesquely draped, partly covered great masses of blue-black hair.


  • She looked amazing in a close-fitting strapless gown with silver rhinestones on the bodice.

    That Was Beautiful


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