A close-knit family.
The definition of close knit is connected or staying near, especially for a family.
An example of close knit is a family that stayed in one town.
Held tightly together, as by social or cultural ties: a close-knit family.
(comparative more close-knit or closer-knit, superlative most close-knit or closest-knit)
- (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.
- Growing up in a close-knit family, she's always placed a high priority on marriage and motherhood.
- Together, the close-knit clan deals with the trials and tribulations that come when you stick four different personalities under the same roof.
- Even though candle forum members come from countries all over the world, there's a sense of a close-knit community on many discussion boards.
- In some cases, like with work or a close-knit group of friends, lots of people will chip in to give the happy couple one extravagant gift.
- The beauty of the New England architecture, combined with close-knit communities and a healthy environment, make this location top-notch.