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Tight 1

Definition: of Tie

Tight 2

Definition: p. p. of Tie.

Tight 3

Definition: Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open; as, tight cloth; a tight knot.

Tight 4

Definition: Close, so as not to admit the passage of a liquid or other fluid; not leaky; as, a tight ship; a tight cask; a tight room; often used in this sense as the second member of a compound; as, water-tight; air-tight.

Tight 5

Definition: Fitting close, or too close, to the body; as, a tight coat or other garment.

Tight 6

Definition: Not ragged; whole; neat; tidy.

Tight 7

Definition: Close; parsimonious; saving; as, a man tight in his dealings.

Tight 8

Definition: Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; applied to a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out.

Tight 9

Definition: Handy; adroit; brisk.

Tight 10

Definition: Somewhat intoxicated; tipsy.

Tight 11

Definition: Pressing; stringent; not easy; firmly held; dear; said of money or the money market. Cf. Easy,

Tight 12

Definition: To tighten.

tight 13

Definition: affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market"

tight 14

Definition: packed closely together; "the stood in a tight little group"; "hair in tight curls"; "the pub was packed tight"

tight 15

Definition: demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"

tight 16

Definition: exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation"

tight 17

Definition: very drunk

tight 18

Definition: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"

tight 19

Definition: used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip"

tight 20

Definition: of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house"

tight 21

Definition: 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"

tight 22

Definition: pressed tightly together; "with lips compressed"

tight 23

Definition: securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid; "the bolts are tight"

tight 24

Definition: of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave"

tight 25

Definition: pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"

tight 26

Definition: set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration; "in tight formation"; "a tight blockade"

tight 27

Definition: firmly or tightly; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was stuck fast"; "held tight"

tight 28

Definition: in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard"


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