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  1. tight
  2. adjective


    • 1. very firmly, closely, or tensely:

      he went downstairs, holding tight to the banisters
    • adjective

      fixed, fastened, or closed firmly; hard to move, undo, or open:

      (of clothes or shoes) close-fitting, especially uncomfortably so:

    • adverb

      very firmly, closely, or tensely:
    • adjective

      (of a garment) fitting close to and showing the contours of the body.

      (of a lid or cover) forming a tight seal when placed on a container.

    • adjective

      inhibited, repressed, or excessively conventional:

      unwilling to spend money; stingy or miserly:

    • noun

      an inhibited, repressed, or excessively conventional person:

      a person who spends as little money as possible; a miser:

    • noun

      an offensive end who lines up close to the tackle.
    • noun

      money or financing that is available only at high rates of interest.
    • remain firmly in one's place
    • sleep well (said to someone when parting from them at night)
    • adjective

      with the lips firmly closed, especially as a sign of suppressed emotion or determined reticence:
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