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tight

  
1    close, close-fitting, compact, constricted, cramped, fast, firm, fixed, narrow, rigid, secure, snug, stiff, stretched, taut, tense  
2    hermetic, impervious, proof, sealed, sound, watertight  
3    harsh, inflexible, rigid, rigorous, severe, stern, strict, stringent, tough, uncompromising, unyielding  
4    close, grasping, mean, miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, sparing, stingy, tight-arse     (taboo slang)   tight-arsed     (taboo slang)   tight as a duck's arse     (taboo slang)   tight-ass     (U.S. taboo slang)   tight-assed     (U.S. taboo slang)   tightfisted  
5    dangerous, difficult, hazardous, perilous, precarious, problematic, sticky     (informal)   ticklish, tough, tricky, troublesome, worrisome  
6    close, even, evenly-balanced, near, well-matched  
7      (informal)   bevvied     (dialect)   blitzed     (slang)   blotto     (slang)   bombed     (slang)   Brahms and Liszt     (slang)   drunk, flying     (slang)   half cut     (Brit. slang)   half seas over     (Brit. informal)   inebriated, in one's cups, intoxicated, legless     (informal)   lit up     (slang)   out of it     (slang)   out to it     (Austral. & N.Z. slang)   paralytic     (informal)   pickled     (informal)   pie-eyed     (slang)   pissed     (taboo slang)   plastered     (slang)   rat-arsed     (taboo slang)   smashed     (slang)   sozzled     (informal)   steamboats     (Scot. slang)   steaming     (slang)   stewed     (slang)   stoned     (slang)   three sheets in the wind     (slang)   tiddly     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   tipsy, under the influence     (informal)   wasted     (slang)   wrecked     (slang)   zonked     (slang)  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    lax, loose, relaxed, slack, spacious  
2    loose, open, porous  
3    easy, easy-going, generous, lax, lenient, liberal, relaxed, soft, undemanding  
4    abundant, extravagant, generous, lavish, munificent, open, prodigal, profuse, spendthrift  
5    easy  
6    easy, landslide, overwhelming, runaway, uneven  
7    sober  


tight-lipped     
close-lipped, close-mouthed, mum, mute, quiet, reserved, reticent, secretive, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative, unforthcoming  
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exp.
think alike about a certain topic; be aligned in opinions; feel the same way about smth.
exp.
expression used for letting someone know that he/she should prepare for a difficult or unpleasant upcoming event
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
v.
aimer
v.
to be lost
he went missing my dog went missing for three days
exp.
be stupid
expression used when someone becomes irritating
exp.
behave in a manner that is commonly considered as specific to women
[Fam.] it is used most frequently when referring to men who show lack of courage or an excessive shyness or sensitivity. E.g Don't be a pussy; You're such a pussy
exp.
Slang expression meaning one being annoying.
"You`re a prick when you ask those questions."
exp.
be a man
familiar
exp.
to be staggering
Das ist ein Hammer!
exp.
be kept waiting
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
exp.
be tone-deaf
comes from a pun related to Van Gogh (a painter) cutting off his left ear and the expression "have an ear for music" = be particularly good at learning music
adj.
able to be seen
[US] Ex.: the car in front of us was visible because we had the lights on
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
exp.
be in a good shape
exp.
if you can't be arsed to do something, you can't be bothered to do it (you are too lazy to do it)
colloquial, British, very common
exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
exp.
to be left in a state of confusion or uncertainty
v.
be the best; shine; dominate
"He/She rocks!/ You rock!" - it's said with admiration for someone whom you consider the best
n.
Could be a drug user?
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
n.
is a sarcastic phrase, actualy point's out someone's pessimism

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