close-set


close-set
adjective
set close together
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close-set eyes

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close-set teeth

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her eyes are close set

Syn: ↑close set
Similar to: ↑close

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close-setˈ adjective
(of eyes) positioned close together
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Main Entry:close

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close-set UK [ˌkləʊs ˈset] US [ˌkloʊs ˈset] adjective
close-set eyes are very near to each other
Thesaurus: describing the appearance of someone's eyeshyponym eye and parts of the eyemeronym

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[klōs]
adj. (of two or more things) placed or occurring with little space in between

her eyes were too close-set for beauty

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/ˈkloʊsˈsɛt/ adj [more \close-set; most \close-set]
of eyes : close together

her close-set eyes

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close-set [close-set] [ˌkləʊs ˈset] [ˌkloʊs] adjective
very close together

close-set eyes


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • close-set — adj. arranged close together; as, close set eyes; close set teeth. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • close-set — [ˌkləus ˈset US ˌklous ] adj close set eyes are near to each other …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • close-set — [ ,klous set ] adjective close set eyes are very near to each other …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • close-set — index compact (dense) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • close set — adjective set close together close set eyes close set teeth her eyes are close set • Syn: ↑close set • Similar to: ↑close …   Useful english dictionary

  • close-set — adjective set close together Fore half of the mandible armed by two rows of teeth ; the outer row consisting of 10 or 11 close set low teeth, having compressed but not pointed tips …   Wiktionary

  • close-set — adjective close set eyes are near to each other: Lessing s angry, close set eyes followed him …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • close-set — UK [ˌkləʊs ˈset] / US [ˌkloʊs ˈset] adjective close set eyes are very near to each other …   English dictionary

  • close-set — adj. Close set is used with these nouns: ↑eye …   Collocations dictionary

  • close-set — (of things) having little space in between. → close …   English new terms dictionary


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