Patrick Swayze did his topless tai chi routine wearing sweatpants in Road House (tight, white—you don't want to know).
"There's this tight community that is actually doing the bulk of all the editing," he said.
The sleeves were too tight and literally I was sitting there and my arms went to sleep.
It might have been farmer who wouldn't share his harvest when times were tight.
He faces a tight Minnesota race, but a worse problem is his weakening position vs. Obama.
I tell you, we would be in a tight place if they'd guarded this approach at all.
Lor' bless you, Mr. Pash, so long as the will's tight and fair what do it matter?
The horses were in a very poor condition, but by making dtours he could always manage to get out of tight corners.
"Let this be a lesson to all of you," he said in a tight voice.
We warned him he would get callosities on his shoulders and elbows because of the tight fit of his command.
mid-15c., "dense, close, compact," from Middle English thight, from Old Norse þettr "watertight, close in texture, solid," from Proto-Germanic *thenkhtuz (cf. second element in Old English meteþiht "stout from eating;" Middle High German dihte "dense, thick," German dicht "dense, tight," Old High German gidigan, German gediegen "genuine, solid, worthy"), from PIE root *tenk- "to become firm, curdle, thicken" (cf. Irish techt "curdled, coagulated," Lithuanian tankus "close, tight," Persian tang "tight," Sanskrit tanakti "draws together, contracts").
Sense of "drawn, stretched" is from 1570s; meaning "fitting closely" (as of garments) is from 1779; that of "evenly matched" (of a contest, bargain, etc.) is from 1828, American English; that of "drunk" is from 1830; that of "close, sympathetic" is from 1956. Tight-assed "unwilling to relax" is attested from 1903. Tight-laced is recorded from 1741 in both the literal and figurative senses. Tight-lipped is first attested 1876.