semifitted
adjective Date: circa 1950 conforming somewhat to the lines of the body

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • semifitted — /sem ee fit id, sem uy /, adj. designed to fit closely but not snugly: a semifitted jacket. [1945 50; SEMI + FIT1 + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • semifitted — sem•i•fit•ted [[t]ˌsɛm iˈfɪt ɪd, ˌsɛm aɪ [/t]] adj. fitting closely without being snug: semifitted clothes[/ex] • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • semifitted — /sem ee fit id, sem uy /, adj. designed to fit closely but not snugly: a semifitted jacket. [1945 50; SEMI + FIT1 + ED2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • semifitted — adjective a) Partially fitted (with appliances etc) b) That partially conforms to the outlines of the body …   Wiktionary

  • semifitted — adj. intended to fit closely but not tightly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chesterfield — noun Etymology: from a 19th century Earl of Chesterfield Date: 1852 1. a single breasted or double breasted semifitted overcoat with velvet collar 2. a davenport usually with upright armrests …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shift — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sciftan to divide, arrange; akin to Old Norse skipa to arrange, assign Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to exchange for or replace by another ; change 2. a. to change the place, position,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blouse — blouselike, adj. /blows, blowz/, n., v., bloused, blousing. n. 1. a usually lightweight, loose fitting garment for women and children, covering the body from the neck or shoulders more or less to the waistline, with or without a collar and… …   Universalium

  • Cardin, Pierre — born July 7, 1922, Venice, Italy French fashion designer. At age 17 he went to Vichy to become a tailor at a men s shop. After World War II he joined the Parisian fashion house of Paquin and designed the costumes for Jean Cocteau s film Beauty… …   Universalium

  • blouse — [[t]blaʊs, blaʊz[/t]] n. v. bloused, blous•ing 1) clo a garment, usu. for women and children, covering the body from the neck or shoulders to the waistline, with or without a collar and sleeves; waist 2) clo mil a single breasted, semifitted… …   From formal English to slang

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