Übersetzung von “tight” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivetight /taɪt/
holding or attaching sth firmly
serré/-ée , ferme

her tight grip on the handle
sa prise ferme sur la poignée

Tie it, so it is tight.
Attache-le de façon à ce que ce soit bien serré.
≠loose; (of clothes) fitting closely to the body
serré/-ée , ajusté/-ée

tight pants
un pantalon moulant

This skirt is too tight.
Cette jupe est trop ajustée.
stretched as far as possible

Pull the rope tight.
Tends bien la corde.
closely controlled
rigoureux/-euse , strict/-e

tight security at the airport
sécurité renforcée à l'aéroport

The country is under his tight control.
Le pays est sous son contrôle strict.
not having much money or time to spend

a tight budget
un buget serré

a tight schedule
un programme serré
(of a muscle) feeling as if it needs to stretch
tendu/-ue , contracté/-ée

My muscles were tight and sore.
Mes muscles étaient tendus/contractés et douloureux.
(of a group) having close relationships

a tight group/community
un groupe soudé / une communauté soudée
; see also tight-knit
(of a relationship) strong

a tight bond between the brothers
un solide attachement entre les deux frères
≠gradual; (of a curve in a road) making you turn suddenly

a tight bend
un virage serré


adverbtight /taɪt/
in a way that is difficult to loosen
bien , solidement

The door was stuck tight.
La porte était bien coincée.
; see also sleep 1.

(Übersetzung von “tight” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /tait/

fitting very or too closely

I couldn’t open the box because the lid was too tight
My trousers are too tight.

stretched to a great extent; not loose

He made sure that the ropes were tight.

(of control etc) strict and very careful

She keeps (a) tight control over her emotions.

not allowing much time

We hope to finish this next week but the schedule’s a bit tight.
-tight (also airtight, *watertight)

hermétique, étanche
tighten verb

to make or become tight or tighter

He tightened his grip on her hand.
tightness noun

étroitesse; sévérité
tights noun plural

a close-fitting (usually nylon or woollen) garment covering the feet, legs and body to the waist

She bought three pairs of tights.
tight-fisted adjective

mean and ungenerous with money

a tight-fisted employer.
tightrope noun

a tightly-stretched rope or wire on which acrobats balance.

corde raide
a tight corner/spot

a difficult position or situation

situation difficile
His refusal to help put her in a tight corner/spot.
tighten one’s belt

to make sacrifices and reduce one’s standard of living

se serrer la ceinture
If the economy gets worse, we shall just have to tighten our belts.

(Übersetzung von “tight” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)