What does tightly mean?

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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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say tightly in sign language?

  1. tightly

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. Chinese Proverb:

    A book tightly shut is but a block of paper.

  2. David Nestor:

    Don't hold on to anything too tightly sooner or later, you'll have to let go.

  3. Cherie Hartzer:

    Make sure when Brad Smith take out the trash it is bagged and the trash bin is tightly closed.

  4. Jan Glidewell:

    You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.

  5. Philip Baggaley:

    All the airlines have some extra planes at any period of time. But in the summer the system is strained more tightly.

Images & Illustrations of tightly

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