Tight Meaning and Definition


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Tight meaning

Word: Tight

How to pronounce: taɪt

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Fixed, fastened, or closed firmly; hard to move, undo, or open.

Example sentences: "She twisted her handkerchief into a tight knot"

2. (of a rope, fabric, or surface) stretched so as to leave no slack; not loose.

Example sentences: "The drawcord pulls tight"

3. (of an area or space) having or allowing little room for maneuver.

Example sentences: "A tight parking spot"

4. (of a formation or a group of people or things) closely or densely packed together.

Example sentences: "He levered the bishop out from a tight knot of clerical wives"

5. (of a game or contest) with evenly matched competitors; very close.

Example sentences: "He won in a tight finish"

6. (of a person) not willing to spend or give much money; stingy.

7. Drunk.

Adverb

Definitions:

1. Very firmly, closely, or tensely.

Example sentences: "He went downstairs, holding tight to the banisters"


Synonyms:

taut

closely

leaktight

airtight

watertight

rigid

harsh

hard

close

intimate

blind

bosom

firmly

snugly

securely

sealed

impervious

impenetrable

tough

stiff

cool

hermetically sealed

narrow

cramped

snug

tension

tense

heavy

firm

fast

high

dense

potted

strict

stringent

rigorous

compact

thick

leakproof

strong

difficult

soundly

well

parsimonious

sparing

stingy

miserly

mingy

penurious

ungenerous

cheap

impermeable

tipsy

drunken

strained

packed

compressed

jammed

wedged

busy

mean

nasty


Antonyms:

loose

slack


Derivations:

tightly

tightness

tighten


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Tight in Other Languages...

Spanish: Apretado

German: Eng

French: Serré

Italian: Stretto

Turkish: Sıkı


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