Meaning Of close-set


Synonyms Of close-set


Definition Of close-set


(of two or more things) placed or occurring with little space in between.

her eyes were too close-set for beauty

Example Of close-set

  • Butterflyfishes have small mouths filled with brushlike, close-set teeth.

  • Closer examination, however, reveals the loris's close-set eyes and the nails on its feet and hands.

  • Finally, upstage right a cluster of small, close-set houses like a typical Mediterranean village represents Ephesus.

  • He looks at you with close-set yellow eyes without knowing what happened.

  • In plan, the present building began life as a simple rectangular structure of three bays, with close-set studding on the ground floor and square panelling above.

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