how to pronounce tight

/ˈtaɪt/

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tight is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and in these very tight fiscal times for …”

meaning of tight

Tight means very small in size or space.

words with pronunciation similar to tight

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