English version

tight-knit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtight-knitˌtight-ˈknit adjective [usually before noun] 🔊 🔊 RELATIONSHIPa tight-knit group of people are closely connected with each other 🔊 a tight-knit island community
Examples from the Corpus
tight-knitThe Cajuns are a very tight-knit and family-orientated community.Filipinos have established a tight-knit community in the city.The tight-knit mining communities had their own traditions and tales, and in Ayrshire one miner's name was a legend.The management and the team grew together into, in the early stages, a tight-knit organisation.But, although the core of this group was quite small and tight-knit, the influence of their ideas was widely felt.
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