Definitions for tightly

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tightly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tightly(adverb)

    in a tight or constricted manner

    "a tightly packed pub"

  2. tightly(adverb)

    securely fixed or fastened

    "the window was tightly sealed"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. tightly(adverb)ɪt

    in a way that is difficult to loosen or separate

    a tightly sealed container; people packed tightly into the room

Wiktionary

  1. tightly(Adverb)

    In a tight manner.

    tightly clenched fingers

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tightly(adverb)

    in a tight manner; closely; nearly

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'tightly' in Adverbs Frequency: #324

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