Tight in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Tight

Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open. | (of a space, design or arrangement) Narrow, such that it is difficult for something or someone to pass through it. | Well-rehearsed and accurate in execution.

Short Example Sentences for Tight

  • 1. He has got himself into a tight place. 🔊
  • 2. England had drawn tight round her throat. 🔊
  • 3. Men in dress coats too tight under the arms. 🔊
  • 4. He walked in tight proper pumps, and sat down. 🔊
  • 5. He just clung to it as tight as he could with his feet and rested. 🔊
  • 6. She's been drawing the tight rein on me lately. 🔊
  • 7. Have not forgotten the time you helped me out of a mighty tight place. 🔊
  • 8. And now he contemplated the noose of consequences drawing tight around him. 🔊
  • 9. We've pulled through a good many tight places. 🔊
  • 10. I hated him, but held on to his thumb tight for half a minute. 🔊
  • 11. There, was the tough, tight tendon of the ripping ground pine. 🔊
  • 12. But my uniform is so tight that I cannot move my arms except to exercise. 🔊
  • 13. It was not a Father kiss with two tight arms and a scrunching pain. 🔊
  • 14. Then he kept a tight grip while Hyde knelt to grope for his missing property. 🔊
  • 15. If the rumors which he had heard were true, Norman was now in a tight place. 🔊
  • 16. You're just like them, hitched tight to a fool notion, that's all. 🔊
  • 17. All they've got to do is to sit tight till we starve out for water. 🔊

How to use Tight in Sentences?

  • 1. King followed him through a door that slammed tight behind them on rubber jambs. 🔊
  • 2. The man fished it out of his pocket agin, and held on to it tight while they looked at it. 🔊
  • 3. Pitched within and without to keep it tight and sweet, and lighted from the upper part. 🔊
  • 4. The tight sleeve of her kirtle appears on left arm, which holds cord of mantle. 🔊
  • 5. Resolutely keeping her eyes tight shut, she set her mind upon nothing but sleep. 🔊
  • 6. On each side of the great triangle was a stout tight board fence twelve or fifteen feet high. 🔊
  • 7. A tight money market threatened; the storm of '73 had been passed but that of '77 was still ahead. 🔊
  • 8. At hearing the unjust proposal the upright Kosuke with tears held tight his knees. 🔊
  • 9. Shirley held a tight rein upon Gabriel, and the animal had not yet let himself out. 🔊
  • 10. He had a round head of tight chestnut curls, very sunburnt legs, a freckled face, and merry eyes. 🔊
  • 11. Drew's eyes shut perfectly tight as though he was smitten by some unbearable agony. 🔊
  • 12. Then she shut her lips tight and waved her hands distractedly after a manner she had when she wished to imply that she was suddenly stricken dumb. 🔊
  • 13. In an agony of apprehension, the women clutched their skirts tight about them, protesting and scolding the while. 🔊
  • 14. Molly clung tight to the officer, her blanket flapping in the breeze and her dark hair floating wide. 🔊
  • 15. Decatur flung his legs over his back and with one arm held his enemy so tight against his body that he could not force his hand between. 🔊
  • 16. He strode out of the mist again, frowning, with his chin hung low and fists clenched tight at his sides. 🔊
  • 17. Not only was her hat gone and her stout skirt ripped and torn, but her face was very pale and her lips drawn tight together. 🔊
  • 18. He was wearing a grey suit, obviously bought ready-made, for it seemed too tight for his powerful frame. 🔊