- adj.紧的，牢固的; 绷紧的; 不漏的; 密集的，紧凑的;
- adv.紧紧地; 牢固地;
- 比较级: tighter;
- 最高级: tightest;
- 名词: tightness;
These trousers are a bit tight.
Sarah came forward with a tight and angry face.
The men came in a tight group.
They teach you to use your head to get out of a tight corner.
The unions have circulated their branches, urging members to hold tight until a national deal is struck.
The baby lay on his back with his eyes closed tight.
Security is tight this week at the polling sites.
We're a tight group, so we do keep in touch.
Until last year, the regime kept a tight grip on the country.
Close your eyes and screw them up tight.
Life would continue to be hard but if they sat tight and trusted him things would get better.
He's really tight with money.
I feel so free without those tight clothes.
The tight collar constricted his neck.
Her tight skirt hikes up when she sits down.
Pull the wire tight and then twist the ends round.
Hold tight when you ride at the back of your brother's scooter.
I can't take my boots off, they're so tight!
Are you sure this roof is completely tight?
你能肯定这个屋顶一点都不漏 吗 ?
It was a tight squeeze in the crowded bus.
Shoes that are too tight deform the feet.
The jacket is too tight and it's not comfortable.
Any pitcher is liable to crack during a tight game.
The pack straps are too tight. They cut into the flesh.
Shut the door tight.
These shoes are too tight for me.
In the next couple of years the businesses that thrive will be those that are tight with costs, careful of debt, cautious with cash flow and extremely attentive to what customers want.
He's tight up in meetings all morning
Some are turning to the Internet, which is cheaper and offers concrete measurements like click-through rates— especially important at a time when marketing budgets are tight.
Manufacturers of products that claim to be environmentally friendly will face tighter rules on how they are advertised to consumers under changes proposed by the Federal Trade Commission.
But we also found little interest in civic life beyond the tight circles of their family and immediate friends.
Packing up again with no picnic, Zac had to switch schools for the second time and space is even tighter
Good morning. Britain's Susanna Reid is used to grilling guests on the sofa every morning, but she is cooking up a storm in her latest role-showing families how to prepare delicious and nutritious meals on a tight budget.
2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Here are three tips for great cooking on a tight schedule.
2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文
On the edge of the car park I backed into the next available spot--it was a tight fit.
2015年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 A 原文
She has had a tight budget for her family.
2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读B 选项
The ship was the endurance, a small, tight, norwegian-built three-master that was intended to take sir Ernest shackleton and a small crew of seamen and scientists, 27 men in all, to the southernmost shore of antArctica's weddell sea.
2016年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
They tend to keep a tighter hold on their purse and consider eating at home a realistic alternative.
1. closely constrained or constricted or constricting;
"he hated tight starched collars"
"fingers closed in a tight fist"
"a tight feeling in his chest"
2. pulled or drawn tight;
"a tight drumhead"
"a tight rope"
3. set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration;
"in tight formation"
"a tight blockade"
4. pressed tightly together;
"with lips compressed"
5. used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity;
"a mean person"
"he left a miserly tip"
6. affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow;
"a tight market"
7. of such close construction as to be impermeable;
"a tight roof"
"warm in our tight little house"
8. of textiles;
"a close weave"
"smooth percale with a very tight weave"
9. securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid;
"the bolts are tight"
10. (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched;
"a close contest"
"a close election"
"a tight game"
11. very drunk
12. exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent;
"a nasty problem"
"a good man to have on your side in a tight situation"
13. demanding strict attention to rules and procedures;
"stringent safety measures"
14. packed closely together;
"the stood in a tight little group"
"hair in tight curls"
"the pub was packed tight"
1. firmly or tightly;
"held fast to the rope"
"her foot was stuck fast"
2. in an attentive manner;
"he remained close on his guard"
run a tight ship
be very strict in managing an organization or operation
a tight corner (或 spot 或 place)
a difficult situation
her talent for talking her way out of tight corners.
紧束缚近似 tight-binding approximation, TBA
- tight assed
I just wish he were a litlle less tight-assed about things.
Don' t be tight-assed. Give the man five dollars for a cup of coffee.
- tight assed