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Definitions of tight

  1. To tighten. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Somewhat intoxicated; tipsy. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open; as, tight cloth; a tight knot. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Fitting close, or too close, to the body; as, a tight coat or other garment. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Not ragged; whole; neat; tidy. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Close; parsimonious; saving; as, a man tight in his dealings. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Handy; adroit; brisk. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Close, so as not to admit the passage of a liquid or other fluid; not leaky; as, a tight ship; a tight cask; a tight room; - often used in this sense as the second member of a compound; as, water-tight; air-tight. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; - applied to a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Pressing; stringent; not easy; firmly held; dear; - said of money or the money market. Cf. Easy, 7. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Closely fitting garments for the lower limbs, worn by actors, acrobats, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Tightness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. firmly or tightly; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was stuck fast"; "held tight" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. Tightly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. pressed tightly together; "with lips compressed" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration; "in tight formation"; "a tight blockade" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. (economics) affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. packed closely together; "the stood in a tight little group"; "hair in tight curls"; "the pub was packed tight" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid; "the bolts are tight" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. A quantity having an intermediate value between several others, from which it is derived, and of which it expresses the resultant value; usually, unless otherwise specified, it is the simple average, formed by adding the quantities together and dividing by their number, which is called an arithmetical mean. A geometrical mean is the square root of the product of the quantities. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. p. p. of Tie. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Not loose; fastened firmly together; close; closely built; as, a tight barrel; fitting close to the body; as, a tight shoe; not leaky; as, a water-tight ship; taut or stretched; as, a tight rope; scarce, as money. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. Close: compact: not leaky: fitting closely: not loose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. Close; compact; firmly drawn; firm; not leaky. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. Not leaky; impervious. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Closely drawn or fastened; stringent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. Fitting closely. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Close; compact; not loose or open; net admitting much air; fitting close to the body, as clothes; tense; parsimonious; saving. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. Not loose or slack; compact; not leaky; not having holes; sitting very close to the body, as clothes; ill supplied or stringent, as the money-market. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  36. Close-fitting pantaloons. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for tight

  1. It will be as much as ever I can manage to keep a water- tight roof over our heads during the winter after the way in which Robert has behaved. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. Ulenspiegel would have recovered the purse by force, but Lamme kept tight hold. – The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the land of Flanders and elsewhere by Charles de Coster
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