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[skin-tahyt] /ˈskɪnˈtaɪt/
fitting almost as tightly as skin:
skintight trousers.
Origin of skintight
1880-85; skin + tight Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for skintight
  • Flashy capes and skintight garments are the usual accouterments of comic book superheroes.
  • Above, a model poses in a skintight space suit designed to protect astronauts but be more flexible.
  • But the skintight material never budged past my knees.
  • Fats find it difficult to keep this skintight so these bulges out and it usually is seen in teens.
  • Fats aren't able to keep much of our skintight consequently these bulges out and in many cases it usually is seen inside teens.
  • He is shirtless and wearing skintight leather jeans.
  • Pam is more about skintight latex outfits than going in the buff.
  • Her taut, slender body was encased in skintight white jeans and a pastel silk halter top.
  • The thought of wearing a skintight swimsuit in public makes many people cringe.
  • In one of his last appearances, his trademark skintight pants split open.
British Dictionary definitions for skintight


(of garments) fitting tightly over the body; clinging
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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