tight-assed

[ tahyt-ast ]
/ ˈtaɪtˌæst /
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adjective Slang: Vulgar.

rigidly self-controlled, inhibited, or conservative in attitude.

Nearby words

  1. tight rein on, a,
  2. tight ship,
  3. tight shot,
  4. tight spot,
  5. tight squeeze,
  6. tight-fisted,
  7. tight-knit,
  8. tight-lipped,
  9. tight-money policy,
  10. tight-mouthed

Origin of tight-assed

First recorded in 1965–70

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