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[loos-fit-ing] /ˈlusˈfɪt ɪŋ/
(of a garment) fitting loosely; not following the contours of the body closely.
Compare close-fitting.
Origin of loose-fitting
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for loose-fitting
  • These are clothes meant to be crumpled-loose-fitting frocks with nary a zipper or buttonhole.
  • He wears loose-fitting cotton pants and red espadrilles.
  • Campion was heavily armed under his loose-fitting, dark-gray wool overcoat.
  • Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes when you fly.
  • Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing--that doesn't bind--during your trip.
  • In cooler locations, wear a loose-fitting windbreaker rather than a bulky coat or sweater.
  • Wear breathable, loose-fitting pants that let you move about freely and protect your legs from cold temperatures.
  • Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and casual footwear on the plane.
  • loose-fitting clothes allow air to circulate, unlike tight synthetic fibers.
  • Change into loose-fitting clothing such as pajama pants and a t-shirt or sweatshirt to get as comfortable as possible.

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