Synonyms and Antonyms of TIGHT

not allowing penetration (as by gas, liquid, or light) <the lid forms a tight seal with the canister that will keep the spices fresh>
Near Antonyms absorbent, leaky, porous, unsealed
firmly positioned in place and difficult to dislodge <a tight screw that won't come loose> <a jar with a tight lid>
Antonyms insecure, loose
having little space between items or parts <the traffic on the freeway was so tight we couldn't get over to the exit we wanted>
Near Antonyms commodious, roomy, spacious
Antonyms airy, loose, open, uncrowded
showing little difference in the standing of the competitors <a tight race for governor>
Related Words crowded
stretched with little or no give <the rope was pulled tight>
Synonyms rigid, tense, tight
Antonyms lax, loose, slack
being under the influence of alcohol <having spent several hours getting nice and tight, the campus Romeo was having performance problems>
Antonyms sober, straight
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