HyperDic: tightly

English > 2 senses of the word tightly:
ADVERBalltightlyin a tight or constricted manner
alltightlysecurely fixed or fastened
tightly > pronunciation
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Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > tightly: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a tight or constricted manner.
Example"a tightly packed pub"
Adjectivestightclosely constrained or constricted or constricting
English > tightly: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningSecurely fixed or fastened.
Example"the window was tightly sealed"
Adjectivestightsecurely or solidly fixed in place

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