Adjective Definition

tight

1.Definition: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

"A tight game"

Related Adjective(s):close


2.Definition: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

Related Adjective(s):mean, mingy, miserly


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

"Tight security"

Related Adjective(s):rigorous, stringent


6.Definition: exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent

"A good man to have on your side in a tight situation"

Related Adjective(s):nasty


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"

Related Adjective(s):close


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

Related Adjective(s):compressed


11.Definition: pulled or drawn tight

"A tight drumhead", "A tight rope"

Related Adjective(s):taut


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"





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