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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. tightly united or connected.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. close-knit, closely knit(adj)

    held together as by social or cultural ties

    "a close-knit family"; "close-knit little villages"; "the group was closely knit"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. close-knit(adjective)ʊs

    (of group of people) staying together and caring greatly for each other

    a close-knit family/community


  1. close-knit(Adjective)

    (of a group) Closely linked or connected, as by a common identity, culture, or bond.

    I come from a close-knit family; we never keep secrets from one another.

  2. Origin: From close + knit.

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