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An example use of taut in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and pulling everything more taut over …”

meanings of taut


  1. Containing only relevant parts; brief and controlled.
  2. Strong; uncompromising.
  3. Neat and well-disciplined; efficient and in order.
  4. Under tension, like a stretched bowstring, rope, or sail; tight.
  5. Experiencing anxiety or stress.
  6. Not flabby; firm, toned; (of a person) having a lean, strong body.


  1. To make taut; to tauten, to tighten.

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