Definition of Loose-fitting

1. Adjective. Not fitting closely; hanging loosely. "A loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather"

Exact synonyms: Baggy, Sloppy
Similar to: Loose



Definition of Loose-fitting

1. Adjective. baggy, not tight ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loose-fitting

loopless
looplight
looplights
loops
loops of spinal nerves
looptail
looptop
loopwise
loopy
loor
loord
loords
loos
loose
loose-box
loose-fitting (current term)
loose-jointed
loose-jowled
loose-leaf
loose-leaf lettuce
loose-lipped
loose-meat sandwich
loose-tongued
loose ablative
loose body
loose box
loose cannon
loose cannons
loose cartilage

Literary usage of Loose-fitting

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1. Henley's Twentieth Century Forrmulas, Recipes and Processes: Containing Ten by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1914)
"As a container use a tin can with a close- fitting top. At the bottom of the can place a small vial of chloroform with a loose-fitting cork stopper. ..."

2. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"Tan broadcloth, loose fitting, the collar and cuffs trimmed with a pattern ... Loose- fitting and trimmed to simulate a vest ; 3 yards double-width goods. ..."

3. Things Chinese: Or, Notes Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1904)
"If one proceeds to the lower extremities, there are, as said above, the loose-fitting trousers. These sometimes are tucked into long stockings, ..."

4. The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Guide by National Collegiate Athletic Association (1906)
"Heavy Brown or White canvas, padded lightly on hips ; very loose fitting. Per pair. SI .OO No. 7B. White silesia, hips lightly padded; ..."

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