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Definition of tight

tight

adjective

  • very good, excellent; "cool"; "awesome".
    Her new car is tight.
                                                                                                   

    Citation from "Jeu Monegasque", Archer (TV), Season 2 Episode 11 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                   

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    Citation from "Lincoln Lover", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 4 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 02 2013. Submitted by Michael Cassell from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 25 1997.

  • stingy. Also tight-fisted.
    Don't be tight man, lend me some money!
    He is a tight-fisted bastard.

    Last edited on Aug 21 1997. Submitted by Andy from Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead, UK on Aug 21 1997.

  • emotionally close.
    We're tight.

    Last edited on May 10 1998. Submitted by Jon Saltzman from Niskayuna, NY, USA on May 10 1998.

  • cruel. British.
    You're really tight for stealing that kids food.

    Last edited on Dec 10 2001. Submitted by Matthew A. from Swindon, Swindon, UK on Dec 10 2001.

  • Angry.
    When I found out someone stole my chips, I was tight for the rest of the day.

    Last edited on Apr 07 2004. Submitted by Natasha ". from Elizabeth, NJ, USA on Apr 07 2004.

  • drunk.
                                                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "Stewie B. Good", Family Guy, Season 4 Episode 36 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 13 2012. Submitted by Anthony V. on Sep 18 2004.

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Definitions include: annoyed.
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Definitions include: to be romantically interested in.

Other terms relating to 'a mistake, bad idea, wrong, inappropriate':

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Definitions include: Fuckward.
Definitions include: broken.
Definitions include: a funny or silly person. Also goof-ball.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: extremely muscular.
Definitions include: a breast.
Definitions include: to severely injure (a person) or damage or ruin (a thing.)
Definitions include: an apology.
Definitions include: to make a mistake.
Definitions include: to arrive unexpectedly and uninvited, esp. to a social function such as a party or ceremony.
Definitions include: to ruin; "mess up".
Definitions include: inappropriate or unacceptable.
Definitions include: done or performed incorrectly, strangely, opposite from the correct way, or clumsily; "backwards".

Other terms relating to 'angry, annoyed, offended':

Definitions include: angry.
Definitions include: to be upset.
Definitions include: in a bad mood.
Definitions include: excited.
Definitions include: angry.
Definitions include: angry or annoyed.
Definitions include: angry.
Definitions include: mad or irritated.
Definitions include: to become enraged.
Definitions include: anger experienced while driving, due to other drivers.
Definitions include: extremely fun; exciting; wild.
Definitions include: offended, upset, or angry, usually by a small slight or a friendly insult.
Definitions include: a metaphorical substance to which permanently-angry people are addicted to.
Definitions include: unable to tolerate any more.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".

Other terms relating to 'friend, friends':

Definitions include: a person who is both a friend and an enemy.
Definitions include: in agreement with a plan to do something.
Definitions include: "Internet BFF", i.e. "Internet Best Friend(s) Forever".
Definitions include: a person with poor personal style.
Definitions include: one of your good buddies that is also a neighbor, or a neighbor that you become tight with.
Definitions include: a person who cock blocks.
Definitions include: a word used to acknowledge a friend.
Definitions include: best friend.
Definitions include: homey, friend.
Definitions include: acronym for "friend of a friend".
Definitions include: to be very close friends.
Definitions include: marijuana.
Definitions include: variant of bro.
Definitions include: a good friend that is more like a brother.
Definitions include: a friend with whom a scumbag can be himself.

Other terms relating to 'good, okay, cool, awesome, fun':

Definitions include: Comment said after someone else says something that is cool.
Definitions include: Joking around, cool.
Definitions include: of a situation or current life condition, good.
Definitions include: very "bomb".
Definitions include: something that is down; ghetto, cool.
Definitions include: Very Cool. Awesome.
Definitions include: "the shit".
Definitions include: alternate spelling of off the hook.
Definitions include: great; amazing; "cool"; "awesome".
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool"; "awesome".
Definitions include: good.
Definitions include: something very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: something that is so exceptionally good or fun it could be as addictive as crack (i.e. crack cocaine).
Definitions include: "the shit".

Other terms relating to 'stingy or greedy':

Definitions include: metaphorical arms, the presence of which indicates a person is stingy.
Definitions include: a woman who is dating a wealthy man only for his money.
Definitions include: uptight, stingy, conservative; "by the book".
Definitions include: a stingy person.
Definitions include: deceitful, untrustworthy.
Definitions include: to not repay a debt.
Definitions include: to steal, monopolize, or hog.
Definitions include: a police officer.

Other terms relating to 'under the influence of alcohol, drunk':

Definitions include: very drunk or high.
Definitions include: to severely beat up or injure.
Definitions include: sadistic; "messed up".
Definitions include: extremely inebriated.
Definitions include: drunk.
Definitions include: inebriated.
Definitions include: mild to moderately intoxicated from drugs or alcohol.
Definitions include: excited.
Definitions include: very drunk.
Definitions include: a metaphorical set of glasses ("goggles") that one wears after drinking enough alcohol that one's definition of "attractive" declines substantially.
Definitions include: skanky and or messed up.
Definitions include: to be mildly inebriated.
Definitions include: extremely drunk.
Definitions include: very drunk.
Definitions include: under the influence of alcohol.

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Other terms relating to 'tight':

Definitions include: to wait patiently.
Definitions include: cool.
Definitions include: to stay in one place and wait patiently.
Definitions include: a stingy person.
Definitions include: nice buttocks.
Definitions include: Description of a pleasing event, usually used in response to a story which has a positive outcome for the teller.
Definitions include: means something is hella good.

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