uptight Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"uptight" in British English

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uptightadjective

uk   us   /ˌʌpˈtaɪt/ informal
worried or ​nervous and not ​able to ​relax: Don't get uptight about the ​exam - just do ​yourbest.
(Definition of uptight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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uptightadjective

 us   /ˈʌpˈtɑɪt/ infml
nervous, ​anxious, or ​worried: I was really uptight about the ​interview, but it went ​fine.
(Definition of uptight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “uptight”
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧张的, 焦虑不安的…
in Turkish asabî, asabı bozuk, tedirgin…
in Russian скованный, напряженный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊張的, 焦慮不安的…
in Polish spięty…
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