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a tight skirt/dress
a tight grip on the handle of his putter
Security has been very tight throughout the Prince’s visit.
tight control of costs
It was politically desirable to have a tight economic policy.
a tight performance by the cast
They kept things tight for the first half of the game.
vacations for people on a tight budget
Things will be a little tight for a few months.
If time is tight, cook the chicken the day before.
We’re going to be working under a very tight schedule.
You can just about park here, but it’s pretty tight.
It’s a tight squeeze for all of you in our little house.
His throat was too tight to allow the words to escape.
Keep the windows tightly closed.
The skirt fits a little too tightly around the waist.
The campaign had been tightly controlled from start to finish.
This is the American English definition of tight. View British English definition of tight.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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