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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"

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

How to pronounce tightly?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say tightly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tightly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tightly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tightly in a Sentence

  1. Qingyan Chen:

    If a mask can completely cover a beard, there( shouldn't) be any problem. If not, a beard is very likely to create a small gap between facial skin and mask unless one fastens the mask tightly, the small gap would create a leakage for air to enter( the) nose when inhaling and for air with virus to go to the surroundings when one exhales.

  2. Eric Rignot:

    We have suspected for years that Thwaites was not tightly attached to the bedrock beneath it, thanks to a new generation of satellites, we can finally see the detail.

  3. Diogo Kotscho:

    In terms of communications, Neymar's big problem - and it's one common to other athletes - is his lack of empathy, he is very protected, and the people who speak for him are his dad, his mum, his sister, his girlfriend. Neymar never speaks and when he does it is via social media or in tightly controlled interview situations. Any identification with him is superficial. The priority is getting him to open up and let the public know the real Neymar.

  4. Jon Alterman:

    What strikes me with all the calls President Joe Biden has had is they are very intentional. They are done for a purpose -- you understand what the goal is, you understand what the outcome is ; it's part of a broader strategy, what The President does is tightly integrated with The President team and with the intentions and strategies of the US government.

  5. Chieftess Queen Quet:

    The Gullah/Geechee Nation is The Gullah/Geechee Nation, it is as tightly knit as a sweet grass basket that's sewn together and as tightly knit as a cast net is sewn together -- there's strength in it and that means if you pull on it, you can't just get it to break apart.

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