Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open; as, tight cloth; a tight knot.
Close, so as not to admit the passage of a liquid or other fluid; not leaky; as, a tight ship; a tight cask; a tight room; -- often used in this sense as the second member of a compound; as, water-tight; air-tight.
Fitting close, or too close, to the body; as, a tight coat or other garment.
Not ragged; whole; neat; tidy.
Close; parsimonious; saving; as, a man tight in his dealings.
Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; -- applied to a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out.
Handy; adroit; brisk.
Somewhat intoxicated; tipsy.
Pressing; stringent; not easy; firmly held; dear; -- said of money or the money market. Cf. Easy, 7.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anais Nin
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe
Call it loyalty, call it what you want, but I suppose I've got people up here who I'm really tight with, we've made a lot of great bonds over the last few years and I've got people in my corner I can trust. Jonathan Brown
tight in Dutch is stipt, nauwsluitend, streng, nauw
tight in German is eng, Dicht, fest, fest, dicht
tight in Italian is teso, scarso, fisso, impermabile
tight in Latin is angustus
tight in Portuguese is firmemente
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