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close-knit

[klohs-nit]
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adjective
  1. tightly united, connected, or organized.
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Origin of close-knit

First recorded in 1925–30
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Related Words for close-knit

heavy, solid, impenetrable, opaque, close, compact, condensed, crowded, heaped, jammed, packed, substantial, thickset, close-knit, crammed, jam-packed, massed

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British Dictionary definitions for close-knit

close-knit

adjective
  1. closely united, esp by social ties
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