Adjective Definition


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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