Synonyms of tight in English:

tight


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adjective

1‘he took a tight grip on her arm’

SYNONYMS
firm, fast, secure, fixed, clenched, clinched
ANTONYMS

relaxed, insecure

2‘the rope was pulled tight’

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taut, rigid, stiff, tense, stretched, strained, stressed
ANTONYMS

slack

3‘tight jeans’

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tight-fitting, close-fitting, narrow, figure-hugging, skintight, sheathlike
informal sprayed on
ANTONYMS

loose

4‘a tight mass of fibres’

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compact, compacted, compressed, dense, hard, unyielding, solid
ANTONYMS

loose

5‘rather a tight space’

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small, tiny, narrow, compact, poky, limited, restricted, confined, cramped, constricted, uncomfortable, minimal, sparse, inadequate
rare strait, incommodious
ANTONYMS

generous, roomy

6‘the joint will be perfectly tight against petrol leaks’

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impervious, impenetrable, sealed, sound, hermetic
watertight, waterproof, airtight
ANTONYMS

leaking

7‘security was tight at yesterday's ceremony’

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strict, rigorous, stringent, tough, rigid, firm, uncompromising, exacting, systematic, meticulous, painstaking, scrupulous
ANTONYMS

lax

8‘he's in a tight spot’

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problematic, tricky, delicate, sensitive, controversial, awkward, prickly, thorny
difficult, knotty, tough, taxing, trying, troublesome, irksome, vexatious, bothersome, worrying, concerning, upsetting
informal sticky
British informal dodgy
ANTONYMS

problem-free

9‘there's no substitute for tight writing’

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succinct, economic, pithy, crisp, straightforward, concise, condensed, well structured, laconic, terse, to the point, summary, short and sweet, in a few well-chosen words
rare compendious, epigrammatic, synoptic, aphoristic, gnomic
ANTONYMS

verbose

10‘it was a tight race’

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close, even, evenly matched, well matched
hard-fought, neck and neck
ANTONYMS

open

11‘money is a bit tight just now’

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scarce, scanty, scant, skimpy, meagre, sparse
reduced, depleted, diminished, low, in short supply, limited
deficient, inadequate, insufficient
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plentiful, abundant

12‘he's tight with his money’

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mean, miserly, parsimonious, niggardly, close-fisted, penny-pinching, cheese-paring, penurious, Scrooge-like, ungenerous, illiberal, close
informal stingy, mingy, tight-fisted
North American informal cheap
vulgar slang tight-arsed
archaic near
ANTONYMS

generous

13‘he came home tight from the pub’

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drunk, drunken, inebriated, intoxicated, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
blind drunk, dead drunk, rolling drunk, roaring drunk, drunk as a lord, as drunk as a lord, drunk as a skunk, as drunk as a skunk
sottish, tippling, toping, gin-soaked
informal merry, the worse for wear, woozy, pie-eyed, three sheets to the wind, two sheets to the wind, under the table, plastered, smashed, wrecked, sloshed, soused, well oiled, sozzled, blotto, blitzed, canned, stewed, pickled, tanked, tanked up, soaked, bombed, hammered, blasted, off one's face, out of one's head, out off one's head, out of one's skull, wasted, wired, in one's cups, reeling, cock-eyed, zonked, guttered, fuddled, stinko, ratted
British informal legless, steaming, bevvied, paralytic, Brahms and Liszt, half cut, out of it, having had a skinful, bladdered, trolleyed, well away, squiffy, tiddly, out of one's box, having had one over the eight, cut, steamed, mullered, slaughtered, lashed
British vulgar slang pissed, as pissed as a fart, as pissed as a newt, rat-arsed, arseholed
Scottish informal fou
Scottish, Australian informal full
North American, Australian, New Zealand informal shickered, shot
US informal turnt
Australian, New Zealand informal grogged up, as full as a goog, inked
New Zealand informal munted
South African informal lekker
euphemistic tired and emotional
informal, dated stoned, lit up, as tight as a tick
British informal, dated half seas over, pixilated
British offensive monged, monged out
archaic sotted, besotted, foxed, screwed
rare crapulent, crapulous, inebriate, bibulous, ebrious, ebriose, ebriate