Results for: tight
tight /tat/ adj. 1 stretched firmly: The belt is tight around his waist. 2 not allowing s.t., such as water or air to pass through: The seal on the jar is tight. 3 not wanting to spend money: He is tight with his money. 4 not available, in short supply: Loan money is tight now. 5 rigid, firm: The government keeps tight control over the news media. 6 infrml.fig. drunk: She drank too much and is tight. 7 infrml.fig. good friends, close to s.o.: Those two people are tight (or) tight with each other. 8 close: She held her baby tight. 9 in a tight spot: in difficulty or danger of harm: She is in a tight spot at work because her company is laying people off. 10 sit tight: stay where you are, wait -adv. tightly; -n. [U] tightness.