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.