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skintight

[ skin-tahyt ]
/ ˈskɪnˈtaɪt /
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adjective

fitting almost as tightly as skin: skintight trousers.

RELATED WORDS

compact, strong, stiff, solid, strained, sturdy, steady, fast, inflexible, tense, taut, stable, quick, rigid, thick, narrow, cramped, tightened, airtight, short

Nearby words

skinnery, skinny, skinny-dip, skinny-dipping, skint, skintight, skip, skip bail, skip car, skip distance, skip it

Origin of skintight

First recorded in 1880–85; skin + tight
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Examples 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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