lighttight

[ lahyt-tahyt ]
/ ˈlaɪtˌtaɪt /

adjective Chiefly British.


Nearby words

  1. lights out,
  2. lightsaber,
  3. lightship,
  4. lightsome,
  5. lightsomely,
  6. lightweight,
  7. lightwood,
  8. lign-,
  9. lignaloes,
  10. ligne

Origin of lighttight

1880–85; light1 + tight, on the model of watertight, airtight, etc.

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