skintight

[ skin-tahyt ]
/ ˈskɪnˈtaɪt /

adjective

fitting almost as tightly as skin: skintight trousers.

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Origin of skintight

First recorded in 1880–85; skin + tight
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Example sentences from the Web for skintight

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

    My Parents' Brothel|Douglas Rogers|December 6, 2009|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for skintight

skintight
/ (ˈskɪnˈtaɪt) /

adjective

(of garments) fitting tightly over the body; clinging
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