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Slang

tight (1)

This page is about the slang term tight (1)

Meaning

stingy, mean with money

For example

  • Chris is way too tight. If he goes to a restaurant, he always leaves a really small tip.

  • My cousin sometimes buys second-hand clothes to save money, and then her friends tease her about being so tight.

Quick Quiz

My husband is really tight. He needs to

a. stop trying to control people

b. learn how to save money

c. stop being so stingy

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Contributor: Matt Errey