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English definition of “tight”

tight

adjective     /taɪt/
FIRM B2 firm and difficult to move : Make sure the knot is tight.Tight and tightening
CLOTHES B1 fitting your body very closely : a tight skirt Tight and tightening
CONTROLLED B2 controlled and obeying all rules completely : tight security They kept tight control of the school budget .Tight and tightening
STRAIGHT If cloth , wire , skin , etc is tight, it has been pulled so that it is straight or smooth .Tight and tightening
NOT MUCH If money , time , or space is tight, there is only just enough of it: We should get six people into the car but it will be tight.Poverty and poor
tightly adverb tightness noun [U] → See also keep a tight rein on sb/sth
(Definition of tight adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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