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a tight skirt/dress
She hugged Marco in a tight grip.
Security has been very tight throughout the Prince’s visit.
It was politically desirable to have a tight economic policy.
tight control of costs
holidays 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 to 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 campaign had been tightly controlled from start to finish.
The skirt fits a little too tightly around the waist.
This is the British English definition of tight. View American English definition of tight.