wired (a little) too tight/tightly

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Definition of wired (a little) too tight/tightly

: too nervous or too energetic
  • She's a nice girl but she's wired (a little) too tight/tightly.

Word by Word Definitions

wired play
  1. : reinforced by wire (as for strength)

  2. : furnished with wires (as for electric connections)

  3. : connected to a telecommunications network and especially to the Internet

little play
  1. : not big: such as

  2. : small in size or extent : tiny

  3. : young

  1. : in only a small quantity or degree : slightly

  2. : not at all

  3. : rarely, infrequently

  1. : a small amount, quantity, or degree

  2. : a short time

  3. : a short distance

too play
  1. : besides, also

  2. : to an excessive degree : excessively

  3. : to such a degree as to be regrettable

tight play
  1. : having elements close together

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

  3. : fitting very close to the body

  1. : fast, tightly, firmly

  2. : in a sound manner : soundly

tight play tightly
  1. : having elements close together

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

  3. : fitting very close to the body

  1. : fast, tightly, firmly

  2. : in a sound manner : soundly


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