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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