What does taut mean?

Definitions for tauttɔt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word taut.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. taut, tight(adj)

    pulled or drawn tight

    "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"

  2. taut(adj)

    subjected to great tension; stretched tight

    "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"


  1. taut(Adjective)

    Tight; under tension, as in a rope or bow string.

  2. taut(Adjective)

    Experiencing stress or anxiety.

  3. taut(Adjective)

    Containing only relevant parts, brief and controlled.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Taut(adj)

    tight; stretched; not slack; -- said esp. of a rope that is tightly strained

  2. Taut(adj)

    snug; close; firm; secure

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Taut

    Taught, tawt, adj. tightly drawn: in good condition.—v.t. Taut′en, to make tight.—n. Taut′ness. [A form of tight.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taut in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taut in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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