Adjective "Tight" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Tight


    Definition:

    1. firmly or closely fixed in place; not easily moved; secure: a tight knot.

    2. drawn or stretched so as to be tense; taut.

    3. affording little or no extra room; fitting closely, especially too closely: a tight collar.

    4. difficult to deal with or manage: to be in a tight situation.

    5. of such close or compacted texture, or fitted together so closely, as to be impervious to water, air, steam, etc.: a good, tight roof.

    6. concise; terse: a tight sty

    Examples:

    "supplies can be tight in places."

    "securities can be tight in places."

    "supplies can be tight in markets."

    "securities can be tight in capitals."

    "supplies can be tight in years."

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