Explicație tight în Dicționarul Englez Englez

tight

(tīt )

adjectiv
affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow
"tight money"
"a tight market"

adjectiv
packed closely together
"the stood in a tight little group"
"hair in tight curls"
"the pub was packed tight"

adjectiv
demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
"rigorous discipline"
"tight security"
"stringent safety measures"

adjectiv
exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
"a nasty problem"
"a good man to have on your side in a tight situation"

adjectiv
very drunk
adjectiv
(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
"a close contest"
"a close election"
"a tight game"

adjectiv
used of persons or behavior
characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
"a mean person"
"he left a miserly tip"

adjectiv
of such close construction as to be impermeable
"a tight roof"
"warm in our tight little house"

adjectiv
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"

adjectiv
pressed tightly together
"with lips compressed"

adjectiv
securely or solidly fixed in place
rigid
"the bolts are tight"

adjectiv
of textiles
"a close weave"
"smooth percale with a very tight weave"

adjectiv
pulled or drawn tight
"taut sails"
"a tight drumhead"
"a tight rope"

adjectiv
set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration
"in tight formation"
"a tight blockade"

adverb
firmly or tightly
"held fast to the rope"
"her foot was stuck fast"
"held tight"

adverb
in an attentive manner
"he remained close on his guard"




Antonime:
(adjectiv) leaky, loose



Sinonime:
(adverb) fast(adjectiv) close, loaded, mean, miserly, nasty, plastered, rigorous, stiff, stringent, taut, tipsy, wet