(of a garment) fitting loosely; not following the contours of the body closely.
- Compare close-fitting.
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How to use loose-fitting in a sentence
A loose-fitting, almost Roman dress reflected what Lagerfeld described in the show notes as a “Roman typeface of design.”
The hair melds with his bohemian attitude, and loose-fitting, rarely tailored clothing.
Reporters craned to see him, noting that he wore a loose fitting, dark blue prison uniform that looked like surgical scrubs.Bin Laden’s Son-in-Law Is Arraigned Just Blocks From the Twin Towers | Michael Daly | March 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He had opted for loose-fitting maroon pants and a dark grey T-shirt, and seemed more approachable without his robes on.
Eman Galal, a 26-year-old English teacher is veiled and dressed in loose fitting clothes.Egyptian Military Police Beating a Female Protestor Produces Fury and an Apology | Sarah A. Topol | December 21, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
That is why loose fitting undergarments are cooler than tight ones.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4) | W. Grant Hague
This mixture, after sterilization, is poured into flat dishes with loose-fitting covers.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
"I wish I had thought of that," said Folsom, his knotty hands deep in the pockets of his loose-fitting trousers.Warrior Gap | Charles King
There appeared an elderly man, in a black frockcoat, loose-fitting and not too garishly new, a student's coat rather than a fop's.Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson
This may be caused by a loose-fitting supply valve piston 8, or the port past the regulating valve 12 partly stopped up.The Traveling Engineers' Association | Anonymous