Definitions of tight:
  • adjective:   of such close construction as to be impermeable
    Example: "A tight roof"
  • adjective:   closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    Example: "Tight skirts"
  • adjective:   securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid
    Example: "The bolts are tight"
  • adjective:   set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration
    Example: "In tight formation"
  • adjective:   affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow
    Example: "Tight money"
  • adjective:   packed closely together
    Example: "The stood in a tight little group"
  • adjective:   pressed tightly together
  • adjective:   of textiles
    Example: "Smooth percale with a very tight weave"
  • adjective:   pulled or drawn tight
    Example: "A tight drumhead"
  • adjective:   exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    Example: "A good man to have on your side in a tight situation"
  • adjective:   (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
    Example: "A tight game"
  • adjective:   very drunk
  • adjective:   demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    Example: "Tight security"
  • adjective:   used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
  • adverb:   firmly or tightly
    Example: "Held tight"
  • adverb:   in an attentive manner

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