1.Definition: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
"A tight game"
2.Definition: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
3.Definition: affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow
"Tight money", "A tight market"
4.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"
5.Definition: demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
6.Definition: exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
"A good man to have on your side in a tight situation"
7.Definition: of such close construction as to be impermeable
"A tight roof", "Warm in our tight little house"
8.Definition: of textiles
"Smooth percale with a very tight weave"
9.Definition: packed closely together
"They stood in a tight little group", "Hair in tight curls", "The pub was packed tight"
10.Definition: pressed tightly together
11.Definition: pulled or drawn tight
"A tight drumhead", "A tight rope"
12.Definition: securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid
"The bolts are tight"
13.Definition: set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration
"In tight formation", "A tight blockade"
14.Definition: very drunk