Adjective "Tight" Definition and Examples




    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


    "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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