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tight
taɪt
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow.
  2. Packed closely together.
  3. Demanding strict attention to rules and procedures.
  4. Exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent.
  5. Very drunk.
  6. (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched.
  7. (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity.
  8. Of such close construction as to be impermeable.
  9. Closely constrained or constricted or constricting.
  10. Pressed tightly together.
  11. Securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid.
  12. Of textiles.
  13. Pulled or drawn tight.
  14. Set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration.
(副) As an adverb
  1. Tight.
  2. Tight.
Hyphenationtight
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (副) adverb
Matching Results
jǐntight; strict; close at hand; near; urgent; tense; hard up; short of money; to tighten
牢固láogùfirm; secure
密封mìfēngto seal up
严厉yánlìsevere; strict
醉醺醺zuì xūn xūndrunk; intoxicated
严实yánshi(sealed) tight; close; (hidden) safely; securely
严竣yánjùntight; strict; severe; stern; difficult
紧实jǐnshítight; firm; dense; packed
紧巴jǐnbātight (i.e. lacking money); hard up; same as 紧巴巴
紧绷绷jǐnbēng bēngtight; taut; strained; sullen
偏紧piānjǐntight
jiǎng(ancient form ) strong; durable; solid; firm; stable, (same as ) tight; firm, pressing
jiān(interchangeable ) tight; firm; fast; secure; close
yántight (closely sealed); stern; strict; rigorous; severe; father; (Chinese surname)
严紧yánjǐnstrict; tight
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