adjective Date: 1883 employing or produced by a knitting process for shaping to conform to body lines <
full-fashioned hosiery

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  • full-fashioned — adj. knitted to fit the shape of the body; as, full fashioned hosiery. Syn: fully fashioned. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • full-fashioned — full′ fash′ioned adj. clo knitted to conform to the shape of a body part, as of the foot or leg: full fashioned hosiery[/ex] • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • full-fashioned — [fool′fash′ənd] adj. knitted to conform to the contours of the body: said as of hosiery or sweaters …   English World dictionary

  • full-fashioned — adjective knitted to fit the shape of the body full fashioned hosiery • Syn: ↑fully fashioned • Similar to: ↑shapely …   Useful english dictionary

  • full-fashioned — /fool fash euhnd/, adj. knitted to conform to the shape of a body part, as of the foot or leg: full fashioned hosiery. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • full — 1. adj., adv., n., & v. adj. 1 (often foll. by of) holding all its limits will allow (the bucket is full; full of water). 2 having eaten to one s limits or satisfaction. 3 abundant, copious, satisfying, sufficient (a full programme of events; led …   Useful english dictionary

  • full — [ ful ] adjective *** ▸ 1 containing all that fits ▸ 2 complete ▸ 3 having a lot of something ▸ 4 unable to eat more ▸ 5 as much as possible ▸ 6 busy ▸ 7 body: large ▸ 8 clothing: loose on body ▸ 9 about flavor ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) containing the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Full dress — is a category dress codes that refers to most formal clothing available in Western society.CivilianFor a civilian, during the Victorian and Edwardian period, this corresponded to a frock coat in the day, and white tie at night. When morning dress …   Wikipedia

  • full*/*/*/ — [fʊl] adj 1) containing the largest amount that will fit in a particular place Ant: empty The petrol tank is almost full.[/ex] a full car park[/ex] This crisp packet is only half full.[/ex] bins full of rubbish[/ex] 2) full or full up not wanting …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • full of beans — old fashioned very lively and full of energy …   English dictionary

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