from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Snugly fitting the contours of the body: formfitting jeans.

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  • adj. That follows the contours of the body


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  • He watched her stalk his room like a caged animal in those goddamned formfitting trousers.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Maybe they couldn't handle how good my ass looked in the formfitting thobe.

    Jeremy Greenberg: Why Every White Guy Should Spend A Day Wearing Islamic Clothing

  • Out went the more tailored jackets in favor of micro-miniskirts, formfitting wrap dresses with plunging necklines, and shimmering black sequined outfits worn with tall boots, large hoop earrings, and bangle bracelets.

    William and Kate

  • The sexy part is almost a given for Rodriguez, whose architectural style usually makes for fashion-forward, formfitting styles.

    Word of advice for spring wardrobe: caution

  • Though not kicky boots, as those never seem to go with formfitting spacesuits, for some reason.

    In honor of old-school skiffy

  • If your bust line is your best asset, wear V-necks and formfitting clothes that glide over, but do not cling to your breasts.

    Stella Ellis: Love What You Have

  • His pinstriped shirt barely contained his broad shoulders, and he wore a formfitting tweed vest.

    The Book Of Spells

  • She wore a formfitting deep red dress with a matching cape.

    The Book Of Spells

  • Shay turned to a full-page picture of a woman wearing only some kind of formfitting underwear, like a lacy swimsuit.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Riot police dressed in camouflage suits and formfitting plastic armor, with chest, thigh, and shin guards, stood in tight clusters at the Parkway intersection, wreathed in foul-smelling smoke even as municipal workers began to sweep away the blackened mess.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me


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