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[tahyt-fit-ing] /ˈtaɪtˈfɪt ɪŋ/
(of a garment) fitting closely to the contours of the body:
tightfitting pants.
Origin of tightfitting
First recorded in 1840-50; tight + fit1 + -ing2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His boots, tight-fitting and with high heels, make walking not only a difficult operation, but a painful one.

    The Free Range Francis William Sullivan
  • Vaguely, dimly, he saw that Miss Foster's tight-fitting bodice was the matter.

    A Great Man Arnold Bennett
  • The head was bound round with a linen veil, and a loose gown of the same material was laced over a tight-fitting bodice.

    The Serf Guy Thorne
  • The body was enclosed by a tight-fitting ring, and on this he could make no impression.

    "Wee Tim'rous Beasties" Douglas English
  • The usual uniform for lacrosse is a tight-fitting jersey and running trousers.

    Outdoor Sports and Games Claude H. Miller
  • Of Barouffski she could see now but the back of his head, the back of his tight-fitting coat.

    The Monster Edgar Saltus

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