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  Words related to tight

Related / Similar Words: rigorous, stringent, nasty, besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pixilated, plastered, potty, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tiddly, tiddley, tipsy, wet, close, mean, mingy, miserly, compressed, taut, fast, closely

 

Definition:
  • affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market";
  • packed closely together; "the stood in a tight little group"; "hair in tight curls"; "the pub was packed tight";
  • demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures";
  • exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation";
  • very drunk;
  • (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game";
  • used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip";
  • of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house";
  • 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";
  • pressed tightly together; "with lips compressed";
  • securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid; "the bolts are tight";
  • of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave";
  • pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope";
  • set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration; "in tight formation"; "a tight blockade";
  • firmly or tightly; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was stuck fast"; "held tight";
  • in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard";

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    See Also: impermeable, seaworthy, tense

     

    Pertainyms: close

     

    Anagrams: thigh

     

     
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