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tight



I - adjective
1. closely constrained or constricted or constricting (Freq. 10)
- tight skirts
- he hated tight starched collars
- fingers closed in a tight fist
- a tight feeling in his chest
Ant:
loose
Similar to:
choky, clenched, clinched, close, snug,
close-fitting, skintight, skin-tight, tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting,
tightly fitting, skinny, viselike
See Also:
tense
Derivationally related forms:
tightness
2. pulled or drawn tight (Freq. 2)
- taut sails
- a tight drumhead
- a tight rope
Syn:
taut
Similar to:
tense
Derivationally related forms:
tightness, tautness (for: taut)
3. set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration (Freq. 1)
- in tight formation
- a tight blockade
Similar to:
invulnerable
Derivationally related forms:
tightness
4. pressed tightly together (Freq. 1)
- with lips compressed
Syn:
compressed
Similar to:
closed, shut
5. (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity (Freq. 1)
- a mean person
- he left a miserly tip
Syn:
mean, mingy, miserly
Similar to:
stingy, ungenerous
Derivationally related forms:
tightness, miser (for: miserly), miserliness (for: miserly), minginess (for: mingy), meanness (for: mean)
6. affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow (Freq. 1)
- tight money
- a tight market
Similar to:
scarce
Derivationally related forms:
tightness
Topics:
economics, economic science, political economy
7. of such close construction as to be impermeable
- a tight roof
- warm in our tight little house
Ant:
leaky
Similar to:
airtight, air-tight, gas-tight, dripless, hermetic,
leakproof, rainproof, waterproof, waterproofed, snug, watertight
See Also:
impermeable, seaworthy
8. securely or solidly fixed in place;
rigid
- the bolts are tight
Similar to:
secure
9. very drunk
Syn:
besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed,
fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered,
slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled,
squiffy, stiff, wet
Similar to:
intoxicated, drunk, inebriated
Usage Domain:
slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot,
patois, vernacular
10. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
- rigorous discipline
- tight security
- stringent safety measures
Syn:
rigorous, stringent
Similar to:
demanding
Derivationally related forms:
stringency (for: stringent), rigorousness (for: rigorous), rigor (for: rigorous)
11. exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
- a nasty problem
- a good man to have on your side in a tight situation
Syn:
nasty
Similar to:
difficult, hard
12. of textiles
- a close weave
- smooth percale with a very tight weave
Syn:
close
Similar to:
fine
13. (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
- a close contest
- a close election
- a tight game
Syn:
close
Similar to:
equal
14. packed closely together
- they stood in a tight little group
- hair in tight curls
- the pub was packed tight
Similar to:
compact

II - adverb
1. firmly or closely (Freq. 3)
- held fast to the rope
- her foot was stuck fast
- held tight
Syn:
fast
2. in an attentive manner (Freq. 1)
- he remained close on his guard
Syn:
close, closely
Derived from adjective:
close (for: closely)

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