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English definition of “tight”

tight

adjective, adverb     /taɪt/
B2 (held or kept together) firmly or closely: I can't untie the knot - it's too tight. This lid is on very tight. The people stood talking in tight groups. Hold on tight when we go round this corner. Check that windows and doors are shut tight (= completely closed) before you leave. The plastic cover was stretched tight (= stretched as much as it could be) across the tank. → See also airtight, watertightTight and tightening
(Definition of tight adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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