loose-fitting loose-fitting adj. large enough to leave space for movement over the skin; not tight-fitting; -- of clothing. Opposite of {close-fitting}, {tight}, and {tight-fitting}.

Syn: loose. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • loose-fitting — adj loose fitting clothes are big and do not fit your body closely, so that they are comfortable = ↑baggy ≠ ↑tight fitting, tight ↑tight ▪ a loose fitting jacket …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • loose-fitting — adjective loose fitting clothes are large, comfortable, and not tight ─ opposite TIGHT FITTING …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • loose-fitting — adjective not fitting closely; hanging loosely baggy trousers a loose fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather • Syn: ↑baggy, ↑sloppy • Similar to: ↑loose * * * /loohs fit ing/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • loose-fitting — adjective loose fitting clothes are loose on your body, so that they are comfortable: wearing jeans and a loose fitting jacket …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • loose-fitting — also loose fitting ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Loose fitting clothes are rather large and do not fit tightly on your body …   English dictionary

  • loose-fitting — adj. Loose fitting is used with these nouns: ↑clothing, ↑dress, ↑pants …   Collocations dictionary

  • loose fitting — see loose fitting …   English dictionary

  • loose-fitting — UK / US adjective loose fitting clothes are large, comfortable, and not tight …   English dictionary

  • loose-fitting — /loohs fit ing/, adj. (of a garment) fitting loosely; not following the contours of the body closely. Cf. close fitting. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • loose-fitting — adjective baggy, not tight …   Wiktionary

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