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'tight' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'tight'
1. closely constrained or constricted or constricting
tight skirts
he hated tight starched collars
fingers closed in a tight fist
a tight feeling in his chest
2. pulled or drawn tight
a tight drumhead
a tight rope
3. set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration
in tight formation
a tight blockade
4. pressed tightly together
5. (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
6. affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow
tight money
a tight market
7. of such close construction as to be impermeable
a tight roof
warm in our tight little house
8. of textiles
smooth percale with a very tight weave
9. securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid
the bolts are tight
10. (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
a tight game
11. very drunk
12. exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
a good man to have on your side in a tight situation
13. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
tight security
14. packed closely together
the stood in a tight little group
hair in tight curls
the pub was packed tight

'tight' - used as a adverb
15. firmly or tightly
held tight
16. in an attentive manner

derived forms
1. Tight / Comparitive
2. Tight / Superlative
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See also
  • loose
  • leaky
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