Found 3 items, similar to tighter.
English → Indonesian
ciut, erat, kencang, ketat, sempit, terganjal
English → English
adj 1: closely constrained or constricted or constricting; “tight
; “he hated tight starched collars”
closed in a tight fist”
; “a tight feeling in his
2: pulled or drawn tight; “taut sails”
; “a tight drumhead”
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
6: affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; “tight money”
“a tight market”
7: of such close construction as to be impermeable; “a tight
; “warm in our tight little house”
8: of textiles; “a close weave”
; “smooth percale with a very
9: securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid; “the bolts are
10: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; “a close
; “a close election”
; “a tight game”
11: very drunk [syn: besotted
, blind drunk
12: exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; “a nasty
; “a good man to have on your side in a tight
13: demanding strict attention to rules and procedures;
; “tight security”
14: packed closely together; “the stood in a tight little
; “hair in tight curls”
; “the pub was packed tight”
adv 1: firmly or tightly; “held fast to the rope”
; “her foot was
; “held tight”
2: in an attentive manner; “he remained close on his guard”
English → English
, a. [Compar. Tighter
.] [OE. tight, thiht; probably of Scand. origin;
cf. Icel. [thorn][=e]ttr, Dan. t[ae]t, Sw. t["a]t: akin to D.
& G. dicht thick, tight, and perhaps to E. thee to thrive, or
to thick. Cf. Taut
1. Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open; as,
tight cloth; a tight knot.
2. Close, so as not to admit the passage of a liquid or other
fluid; not leaky; as, a tight ship; a tight cask; a tight
room; -- often used in this sense as the second member of
a compound; as, water-tight; air-tight.
3. Fitting close, or too close, to the body; as, a tight coat
or other garment.
4. Not ragged; whole; neat; tidy.
Clad very plain, but clean and tight. --Evelyn.
I'll spin and card, and keep our children tight.
5. Close; parsimonious; saving; as, a man tight in his
6. Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; -- applied to
a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out.
7. Handy; adroit; brisk. [Obs.] --Shak.
8. Somewhat intoxicated; tipsy. [Slang]
9. (Com.) Pressing; stringent; not easy; firmly held; dear;
-- said of money or the money market. Cf. Easy
A ribbon or string used to draw clothes closer. [Obs.]