(of a garment) fitting closely to the contours of the body: tightfitting pants.

Origin of tightfitting

First recorded in 1840–50; tight + fit1 + -ing2
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  • He was sheathed from head to foot in a tight-fitting garment, black as Erebus!

    A Nest of Spies

    Pierre Souvestre

  • Vaguely, dimly, he saw that Miss Foster's tight-fitting bodice was the matter.

    A Great Man

    Arnold Bennett

  • The body was enclosed by a tight-fitting ring, and on this he could make no impression.

  • Soldiers, in their tight-fitting tunic and stiff collars, are the worst.

  • Of Barouffski she could see now but the back of his head, the back of his tight-fitting coat.

    The Monster

    Edgar Saltus