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tight

adjective
  1. Parsimonious; tight-fisted; stingy: He is tight in his dealings (1805+)
  2. (Variations: as a drum [or a lord or a mink] may be added) Drunk: Little tight, honey?/ I wasn't especially tight (1830+)
  3. Close; sympathetic: John and Mary are very tight (1956+)
  4. Attractive; cool: Renee's wig is tight (1980s+ Students)
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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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