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Adjective
Stretched with little or no give
“It was lying loose and not stretched tight when the drawings were made.”
Adjective
Constructed so as to prevent the passage of water, air, etc
“Place the larger pastry rectangle over the top, pressing the edges together to seal and form a tight package.”
Adjective
Mean or miserly
“He is tight with his money.”
Adjective
Difficult, troublesome
“He's in a tight spot.”
Adjective
Being under the influence of alcohol
“He came home tight from the pub.”
Adjective
Made, fixed, or closed firmly and securely
“He undid all the tight strings of her corset and took out her half-bun, staring lovingly at the rose before putting it on her bed stand.”
Adjective
Closely acquainted
“… supposedly he and the rock star have been totally tight since they went to high school together.”
Adjective
Unyielding or stringent
“The US has since pursued a systematic policy aimed at keeping the UN under tight control.”
Adjective
“He also pitches to the score, working carefully in tight games and challenging hitters with a big lead.”
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Adjective
Made, fixed, or closed firmly and securely
“His hands had a tight grip on the steering wheel and his posture was anything but relaxed.”
Adjective
“Avoid wearing super tight clothes and underwire bras, if necessary.”
Adjective
Cramped and allowing very little room for movement
“The sliding side doors are ideal when parking in tight spaces and the placement of the handbrake to the right of the driver's seat keeps the floor between the front seats clear.”
Adjective
“The guy could convert me to anything, due to his passionate delivery and tight arguments.”
Adjective
Allowing only the minimum time or money for doing something
“Money is tight and the government needs to know where to target its funding.”
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