in a tight corner

Definition of in a tight corner

  1. :  in a bad position The city is in a tight corner financially.

Word by Word Definitions

tightplay
  1. :  having elements close together

    :  so close in structure as to prevent passage or escape (as of liquid, gas, or light) — compare lightproof, watertight

    :  fitting very close to the body

  1. :  fast, tightly, firmly

    :  in a sound manner :  soundly

cornerplay
  1. :  the point where converging lines, edges, or sides meet :  angle

    :  the place of intersection of two streets or roads

    :  a piece designed to form, mark, or protect a corner

  1. :  situated at a corner

    :  used or fitted for use in or on a corner

  1. :  to drive into a corner

    :  to catch and hold the attention of especially to force an interview

    :  to get a corner on


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