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1 tight /ˈtaɪt/ adjective
tighter; tightest
1 tight
/ˈtaɪt/
adjective
tighter; tightest
Learner's definition of TIGHT
: difficult to move : fastened, attached, or held in a position that is not easy to move
opposite loose
: fitting very close to your body
opposite loose; see also skintight
: flat or firm from being pulled or stretched
opposite loose
: tense or stiff : not relaxed
opposite loose
: hard and muscular
: having parts that are very close together
see also airtight, watertight
: not having or allowing much room
: not having or allowing much time
: close or equal in score, progress, or ability
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: not allowing much freedom : strict about controlling what happens
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: difficult or awkward
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: low in supply : not easily available
used to describe a situation that is difficult because there is not enough of something
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informal + usually disapproving : not giving or spending money freely : stingy or cheap
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: having a close personal or professional relationship
often + with
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: curving or changing direction suddenly
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informal + old-fashioned : very drunk

run a tight ship

see 1ship

— tightly

adverb

— tightness

noun [noncount]
2 tight /ˈtaɪt/ adverb
2 tight
/ˈtaɪt/
adverb
Learner's definition of TIGHT
: in a tight way

hang tight

see 1hang

sit tight

see sit

sleep tight

see 1sleep
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