One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(especially of clothing) not fitting tightly; baggy.‘wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing when traveling’
- ‘But I learned not to buy loose-fitting trousers unless they fit perfectly and require no major alterations.’
- ‘In a Reiki session you typically wear loose-fitting clothing and lie down on a padded table.’
- ‘The very helpful, unobtrusive wait staff are dressed in identical loose-fitting saffron-colored costumes, like the members of some gentle religious sect.’
- ‘Wear loose-fitting shoes for the first two weeks after surgery, and avoid running and strenuous activity.’
- ‘The pyjama, from which the English word "pajamas" is derived, is a pair of loose-fitting trousers.’
- ‘I grabbed a pair of loose-fitting jeans and yanked them on.’
- ‘Here, the 100 percent cotton floral is fashioned into a loose-fitting slipcover.’
- ‘Avoid wearing loose-fitting trailing clothes which might trip you up.’
- ‘It may also help to wear loose-fitting cotton clothing to decrease irritation.’
- ‘One note: The loose-fitting top panel rattles when operating in the presence of loud low-frequency sounds.’
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