close-knit

[ klohs-nit ]
/ ˈkloʊsˈnɪt /

adjective

tightly united, connected, or organized.

Nearby words

  1. close-fisted,
  2. close-fitting,
  3. close-grained,
  4. close-hauled,
  5. close-in,
  6. close-lipped,
  7. close-mouthed,
  8. close-order drill,
  9. close-reefed,
  10. close-stool

Origin of close-knit

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for close-knit

close-knit

/ (ˌkləʊsˈnɪt) /

adjective

closely united, esp by social ties
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