Antonyms of adj tight

14 senses of tight

Sense 1
tight (vs. loose) -- (closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "tight skirts"; "he hated tight starched collars"; "fingers closed in a tight fist"; "a tight feeling in his chest")

loose (vs. tight) -- (not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "loose clothing"; "the large shoes were very loose")
        => baggy, loose-fitting, sloppy -- (not fitting closely; hanging loosely; "baggy trousers"; "a loose-fitting blouse is comfortable in hot weather")
        => flyaway -- ((of hair or clothing) worn loose; "her flyaway hair"; "a flyaway coat")

Sense 2
taut, tight -- (pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope")

INDIRECT (VIA tense) -> lax -- (lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake")

Sense 3
tight -- (set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration; "in tight formation"; "a tight blockade")

INDIRECT (VIA invulnerable) -> vulnerable -- (susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge")

Sense 4
compressed, tight -- (pressed tightly together; "with lips compressed")

INDIRECT (VIA closed) -> open, opened -- (used of mouth or eyes; "keep your eyes open"; "his mouth slightly opened")

Sense 5
mean, mingy, miserly, tight -- ((used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip")

INDIRECT (VIA stingy) -> generous -- (willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation")

Sense 6
tight -- (affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market")

INDIRECT (VIA scarce) -> abundant -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")

Sense 7
tight (vs. leaky) -- (of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house")

leaky (vs. tight) -- (permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system")
        => drafty, draughty -- (not airtight)
        => drippy -- (leaking in drops; "a drippy faucet")
        => oozing, oozy, seeping -- (leaking out slowly)
        => holey, porous -- (allowing passage in and out; "our unfenced and largely unpoliced border inevitably has been very porous")

Sense 8
close, tight -- (of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave")

INDIRECT (VIA fine) -> coarse, harsh -- (of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave")

Sense 9
tight -- (securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid; "the bolts are tight")

INDIRECT (VIA secure) -> insecure -- (not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way; "the hinge is insecure")

Sense 10
close, tight -- ((of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game")

INDIRECT (VIA equal) -> unequal -- (poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure)

Sense 11
besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet -- (very drunk)

INDIRECT (VIA intoxicated) -> sober -- (not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol))

Sense 12
nasty, tight -- (exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation")

INDIRECT (VIA difficult) -> easy -- (posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma")

Sense 13
rigorous, stringent, tight -- (demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures")

INDIRECT (VIA demanding) -> undemanding -- (requiring little if any patience or effort or skill; "the pay was adequate and the job undemanding"; "simple undemanding affection"; "an undemanding boss")

Sense 14
tight -- (packed closely together; "they stood in a tight little group"; "hair in tight curls"; "the pub was packed tight")

INDIRECT (VIA compact) -> loose -- (not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; "loose gravel")

Similarity of adj tight

14 senses of tight

Sense 1
tight (vs. loose) -- (closely constrained or constricted or constricting; "tight skirts"; "he hated tight starched collars"; "fingers closed in a tight fist"; "a tight feeling in his chest")
       => choky -- (so tight as to tend to choke; "a choky collar")
       => clenched, clinched -- (closed or squeezed together tightly; "a clenched fist"; "his clenched (or clinched) teeth")
       => close, snug, close-fitting -- (fitting closely but comfortably; "a close fit")
       => skintight, skin-tight -- (so tight as to cling to the skin; "skintight jeans")
       => tight-fitting, tightfitting, tight fitting, tightly fitting, skinny -- (fitting snugly; "a tightly-fitting cover"; "tight-fitting clothes")
       => viselike -- (clamped as in a vise; "a viselike grip")
          Also See-> tense#3; tight#7

Sense 2
taut, tight -- (pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope")
       => tense (vs. lax) -- (taut or rigid; stretched tight; "tense piano strings")

Sense 3
tight -- (set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration; "in tight formation"; "a tight blockade")
       => invulnerable (vs. vulnerable) -- (immune to attack; impregnable; "gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs")

Sense 4
compressed, tight -- (pressed tightly together; "with lips compressed")
       => closed (vs. open), shut -- (used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight")

Sense 5
mean, mingy, miserly, tight -- ((used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip")
       => stingy (vs. generous), ungenerous -- (unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds")

Sense 6
tight -- (affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market")
       => scarce (vs. abundant) -- (deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")

Sense 7
tight (vs. leaky) -- (of such close construction as to be impermeable; "a tight roof"; "warm in our tight little house")
       => airtight, air-tight, gas-tight -- (not allowing air or gas to pass in or out)
       => dripless -- (designed to prevent dripping; "a dripless faucet"; "dripless candles")
       => hermetic -- (completely sealed; completely airtight)
       => leakproof -- (not subject to leaks)
       => rainproof, waterproof, waterproofed -- (not permitting the passage of water)
       => snug -- (well and tightly constructed; "a snug house"; "a snug little sailboat")
       => watertight -- (not allowing water to pass in or out)
          Also See-> impermeable#1; seaworthy#1; tight#1

Sense 8
close, tight -- (of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave")
       => fine (vs. coarse) -- (of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles; "wood with a fine grain"; "fine powdery snow"; "fine rain"; "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"; "covered with a fine film of dust")

Sense 9
tight -- (securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid; "the bolts are tight")
       => secure (vs. insecure) -- (not likely to fail or give way; "the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist")

Sense 10
close, tight -- ((of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game")
       => equal (vs. unequal) -- (having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law")

Sense 11
besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet -- (very drunk)
       => intoxicated (vs. sober), drunk, inebriated -- (stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated")

Sense 12
nasty, tight -- (exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation")
       => difficult (vs. easy), hard -- (not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?")

Sense 13
rigorous, stringent, tight -- (demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; "rigorous discipline"; "tight security"; "stringent safety measures")
       => demanding (vs. undemanding) -- (requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding")

Sense 14
tight -- (packed closely together; "they stood in a tight little group"; "hair in tight curls"; "the pub was packed tight")
       => compact (vs. loose) -- (closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers")

Synonyms of adv tight

2 senses of tight

Sense 1
fast, tight -- (firmly or closely; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was stuck fast"; "held tight")

Sense 2
close, closely, tight -- (in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard")

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