Definition of skintight in English:



  • (of a garment) very close-fitting.

    ‘a skintight black sweater’
    • ‘They'd walk up to change shifts looking the business in Ray-Bans, stretched skintight trousers, gleaming helmets and high boots.’
    • ‘The girl climbed out and glanced briefly up at us before focusing on adjusting her skintight skirt.’
    • ‘A blue skintight shirt was covered by a white oriental style tunic.’
    • ‘Ireland wear their usual green strip, while Cameroon line out in white shirts with black skintight sleeves and red shorts.’
    • ‘She had a skintight shirt on and very low cut shorts.’
    • ‘Decked out in a matching set of black lingerie or skintight one piece, she gives guys not thrilled with things silicone filled a taste of ‘natural’ beauty.’
    • ‘He looked down at his baby blue, skintight shirt, which was revealing his rippling muscles.’
    • ‘Often, I had wondered how people like Shawna fit into their skintight clothing and now I knew first hand.’
    • ‘And then she found that she couldn't zip up her skintight dress.’
    • ‘He was wearing another skintight shirt with red jeans, this time accessorized with purple hued sunglasses.’
    • ‘A white man stepped through the door, wearing a black skintight suit and carrying an M4 assault carbine.’
    • ‘A guy with a skintight suit and race-car helmet appeared.’
    • ‘She wore the skintight suit under a doctor's white coat and pants.’
    • ‘‘There will be some girls in there that are nicely, stylishly dressed or in skintight clothing,’ Rich says glowingly.’
    • ‘He has gold earrings, studded black leather wristbands, and a skintight black T-shirt and jeans.’
    • ‘On his upper body he wore a black, long sleeve, skintight shirt, and in his right hand he held a rapier.’
    • ‘Gabrielle threw her mother an angry look and looked at Soo Lin's skintight dress.’
    • ‘How many women do you know who wear seven inch heels, four foot wigs, and skintight dresses?’
    • ‘The dress was skintight, went down to the floor and had many slits on the sides.’
    • ‘The suit was skintight, but not in an uncomfortable way.’
    tight, close-fitting, figure-hugging, skintight, slinky, close, sheath
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