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Definitions for tightly
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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

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  1. Adverbs Frequency

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

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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. Jeff Melvoin:

    Sexually,we are all competing for the same seat on the bus and the thing that holds it together is the tightly held conceit that we are all sexual gods. How can I believe in my own uniqueness when there's a cat out there exactly the same as me

  2. 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.

  3. David Nestor:

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

  4. New York-based dermatologist:

    Women are aspiring to [have] more hair than is natural. They get addicted—it’s kind of like tanorexia in that sense, ballerinas and gymnasts [may also] experience traction alopecia, and wearing hair pulled back too tightly under a swim cap could cause this for swimmers, too.

  5. Tom Malinowski:

    If we impeach the President for everything he has done that is impeachable, it would probably take us until 2025. Let's be smart, disciplined and focused about this and get it done, i think this is where you're hearing moderates speak up. We want something that's very tightly defined.

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