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[tahyt-ast] /ˈtaɪtˌæst/
adjective, Slang: Vulgar.
rigidly self-controlled, inhibited, or conservative in attitude.
Origin of tight-assed
1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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tight as a tick

adjective phrase

Very drunk

[1927+; fr the inflated tightness of an engorged tick, found in reference to fullness by 1678]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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