fitting almost as tightly as skin: skintight trousers.

Origin of skintight

First recorded in 1880–85; skin + tight Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for skintight

Contemporary Examples of skintight

  • Her skintight sparkly black dress did not look too easy to strut down the catwalk in.

  • Then, from my left, a tall, beautiful girl, graceful as a gazelle in skintight jeans and high heels, slinked over to me.

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    December 6, 2009

British Dictionary definitions for skintight



(of garments) fitting tightly over the body; clinging
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