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Synonyms for tight

Synonyms for (adjective) tight

Synonyms: tight Definition: affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow Usage: tight money; a tight market

Similar words: scarce Definition: deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand Usage: fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought

Synonyms: tight Definition: packed closely together Usage: they stood in a tight little group; hair in tight curls; the pub was packed tight

Similar words: compact Definition: closely and firmly united or packed together Usage: compact soil; compact clusters of flowers

Synonyms: tight, stringent, rigorous Definition: demanding strict attention to rules and procedures Usage: rigorous discipline; tight security; stringent safety measures

Similar words: demanding Definition: requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill Usage: found the job very demanding; a baby can be so demanding

Synonyms: nasty, tight Definition: exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent Usage: a nasty problem; a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

Similar words: difficult, hard Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure Usage: a difficult task; nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access; difficult times; why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?

Synonyms: besotted, blind drunk, blotto, cockeyed, stiff, tight, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, wet, squiffy, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, crocked Definition: very drunk

Similar words: drunk, inebriated, intoxicated Definition: stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol) Usage: a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors; helplessly inebriated

Synonyms: tight, close Definition: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched Usage: a close contest; a close election; a tight game

Similar words: equal Definition: having the same quantity, value, or measure as another Usage: on equal terms; all men are equal before the law

Synonyms: mingy, miserly, mean, tight Definition: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity Usage: a mean person; he left a miserly tip

Similar words: ungenerous, stingy Definition: unwilling to spend Usage: she practices economy without being stingy; an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds

Synonyms: tight Definition: of such close construction as to be impermeable Usage: a tight roof; warm in our tight little house

Similar words: gas-tight, air-tight, airtight Definition: not allowing air or gas to pass in or out

Similar words: dripless Definition: designed to prevent dripping Usage: a dripless faucet; dripless candles

Similar words: hermetic Definition: completely sealed; completely airtight

Similar words: leakproof Definition: not subject to leaks

Similar words: waterproof, waterproofed, rainproof Definition: not permitting the passage of water

Similar words: snug Definition: well and tightly constructed Usage: a snug house; a snug little sailboat

Similar words: watertight Definition: not allowing water to pass in or out

Synonyms: tight Definition: closely constrained or constricted or constricting Usage: tight skirts; he hated tight starched collars; fingers closed in a tight fist; a tight feeling in his chest

Similar words: choky Definition: so tight as to tend to choke Usage: a choky collar

Similar words: clenched, clinched Definition: closed or squeezed together tightly Usage: a clenched fist; his clenched (or clinched) teeth

Similar words: close, close-fitting, snug Definition: fitting closely but comfortably Usage: a close fit

Similar words: skin-tight, skintight Definition: so tight as to cling to the skin Usage: skintight jeans

Similar words: skinny, tight fitting, tight-fitting, tightfitting, tightly fitting Definition: fitting snugly Usage: a tightly-fitting cover; tight-fitting clothes

Similar words: viselike Definition: clamped as in a vise Usage: a viselike grip

Synonyms: compressed, tight Definition: pressed tightly together Usage: with lips compressed

Similar words: shut, closed Definition: used especially of mouth or eyes Usage: he sat quietly with closed eyes; his eyes were shut against the sunlight

Synonyms: tight Definition: securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid Usage: the bolts are tight

Similar words: secure Definition: not likely to fail or give way Usage: the lock was secure; a secure foundation; a secure hold on her wrist

Synonyms: close, tight Definition: of textiles Usage: a close weave; smooth percale with a very tight weave

Similar words: fine Definition: of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles Usage: wood with a fine grain; fine powdery snow; fine rain; batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave; covered with a fine film of dust

Synonyms: taut, tight Definition: pulled or drawn tight Usage: taut sails; a tight drumhead; a tight rope

Similar words: tense Definition: taut or rigid; stretched tight Usage: tense piano strings

Synonyms: tight Definition: set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration Usage: in tight formation; a tight blockade

Similar words: invulnerable Definition: immune to attack; impregnable Usage: gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs