tight - definitions and synonyms

tight adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : closely constrained or constricted or constricting

    Example Sentenses:

    • tight skirts

    • he hated tight starched collars

    • fingers closed in a tight fist

    • a tight feeling in his chest

  2. English Meaning: 

    : pulled or drawn tight

    Example Sentenses:

    • a tight drumhead

    • a tight rope

    • taut sails

    Synonyms:

    taut
  3. English Meaning: 

    : set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration

    Example Sentenses:

    • in tight formation

    • a tight blockade

  4. English Meaning: 

    : pressed tightly together

    Example Sentenses:

    • with lips compressed

    Synonyms:

    compressed
  5. English Meaning: 

    : (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    کنجوس - مکھی چوس - بخیل - ممسک - خسیس - شوم - تنگ دل - بخلی - کنجوسوں والی - تنگ چشم - تنگدل -

    Example Sentenses:

    • a mean person

    • he left a miserly tip

    Synonyms:

    mean / mingy / miserly
  6. English Meaning: 

    : affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow

    Example Sentenses:

    • tight money

    • a tight market

  7. English Meaning: 

    : of such close construction as to be impermeable

    Example Sentenses:

    • a tight roof

    • warm in our tight little house

  8. English Meaning: 

    : of textiles

    Example Sentenses:

    • smooth percale with a very tight weave

    • a close weave

    Synonyms:

    close
  9. English Meaning: 

    : securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid

    Example Sentenses:

    • the bolts are tight

  10. English Meaning: 

    : (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

    Example Sentenses:

    • a tight game

    • a close contest

    • a close election

    Synonyms:

    close
  11. English Meaning: 

    : very drunk

  12. English Meaning: 

    : exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent

    Example Sentenses:

    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

    • a nasty problem

    Synonyms:

    nasty
  13. English Meaning: 

    : demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

    Example Sentenses:

    • tight security

    • rigorous discipline

    • stringent safety measures

    Synonyms:

    rigorous / stringent
  14. English Meaning: 

    : packed closely together

    Example Sentenses:

    • they stood in a tight little group

    • hair in tight curls

    • the pub was packed tight

tight adverb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : firmly or closely

    Example Sentenses:

    • held tight

    • held fast to the rope

    • her foot was stuck fast

    Synonyms:

    fast
  2. English Meaning: 

    : in an attentive manner

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    غور سے - دھیان سے - توجہ سے -

    Example Sentenses:

    • he remained close on his guard

    • Look closely at him.

    Synonyms:

    close / closely