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  1. [adverb] firmly or tightly; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was stuck fast"; "held tight"
    Synonyms: fast

  2. [adverb] in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard"
    Synonyms: close, closely

  3. [adjective] 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"

  4. [adjective] pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"
    Synonyms: taut

  5. [adjective] set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration; "in tight formation"; "a tight blockade"

  6. [adjective] pressed tightly together; "with lips compressed"
    Synonyms: compressed

  7. [adjective] used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip"
    Synonyms: mean, mingy, miserly

  8. [adjective] affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market"

  9. [adjective] of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house"

  10. [adjective] of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave"
    Synonyms: close

  11. [adjective] securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid; "the bolts are tight"

  12. [adjective] (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"
    Synonyms: close

  13. [adjective] very drunk
    Synonyms: besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, potty, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tiddly, tiddley, tipsy, wet

  14. [adjective] exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation"
    Synonyms: nasty

  15. [adjective] demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures"
    Synonyms: rigorous, stringent

  16. [adjective] packed closely together; "the stood in a tight little group"; "hair in tight curls"; "the pub was packed tight"


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