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Security has been very tight throughout the Prince's visit.
tight control of costs
It was politically desirable to have a tight economic policy.
vacations for people on a tight budget
Things will be a little tight for a few months.
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.