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KK Pronunciation

〔 taIt 〕


〔 tait 〕

Overview of adj tight

The adj tight has 14 senses

  • tight -- (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")

  • taut, tight -- (pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope")

  • tight -- (set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration; "in tight formation"; "a tight blockade")

  • compressed, tight -- (pressed tightly together; "with lips compressed")

  • mean, mingy, miserly, tight -- ((used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip")

  • tight -- (affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market")

  • tight -- (of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house")

  • close, tight -- (of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave")

  • tight -- (securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid; "the bolts are tight")

  • close, tight -- ((of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game")

  • besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet -- (very drunk)

  • nasty, tight -- (exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation")

  • rigorous, stringent, tight -- (demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures")

  • tight -- (packed closely together; "they stood in a tight little group"; "hair in tight curls"; "the pub was packed tight")

Overview of adv tight

The adv tight has 2 senses

  • fast, tight -- (firmly or closely; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was stuck fast"; "held tight")

  • close, closely, tight -- (in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard")