# tight

tight is part of the Basic English 850.

## Contents

### Pronunciation

• enPR: tīt
• IPA: /taɪt/
• SAMPA: /taIt/
•  Audio (US) (file)

 Positive tight Comparative tighter Superlative tightest
1. If ${\displaystyle x}$ is tight, it fits closely and strongly to ${\displaystyle y}$.
The bandage on your finger should not be too tight or your finger may turn blue.
The police kept tight control during the speech.
2. The way a string is when someone pulls on the ends; not loose.
A tight rope is in a straight line.