from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Fitting closely or clinging to the skin.
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- adj. Conforming tightly to the body, snug to the skin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. so tight as to cling to the skin
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"Avatar" blended live action with performance-capture, scenes shot on a soundstage with actors in skintight suits covered in sensors that allow digital cameras to record their movements.
Every time I see a young woman dressed in skintight jeans that cut into her flesh, a drab coloured t-shirt and flip flops, I remember the beautiful clothes that were available in the 1980's.
"I tell you I can't swim that far and back, and I ain't going to try it only to get drowned," he snarled; but even as he spoke there flashed past him a lithe, tan-colored body in skintight silken underwear; there followed a splash, and Shag's clean, dark face rose to the surface as he struck out towards the unfortunates.
Listening to it from start to finish, it’s pretty apparent that Leif was only put on this earth to look dreamy on album covers and posters (preferably in skintight jeans) — but some of it bears further exploration.
"I got to get some Under Armour," he said, referring to the skintight athletic wear favored by the 501st, worn beneath the four or more layers that constitute a 501st-approved Stormtrooper suit primarily to prevent "trooper tracks," those welts and pinches that form on skin after wearing plastic armor for six hours.
It sported a kind of skintight singlet of brilliant scarlet and violet-pink.
To play the superior of Megan Hunt Dana Delany, Ryan traded a skintight bodysuit for business casual — but she's still impossible to resist.
But the fact that he was trying to emulate published comics with a man in a mask and skintight costume suggests that he really created his sketches in the late 1930s, when a lot of other artists were also trying to break into the newly hot comic-book industry.
Aidan closed his eyes, "These were skintight and I felt like I couldn't breathe in them, even though..." he was cut off.
Some were expecting a total change in the aesthetic, while others like myself were left satisfied by the continuation of the glamorous, skintight silhouettes.