HyperDic: taut

English > 2 senses of the word taut:
ADJECTIVEalltaut, tightpulled or drawn tight
alltautsubjected to great tension
taut > pronunciation
Rhymesafterthought ... wrought: 19 rhymes with aot...
English > taut: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningPulled or drawn tight.
Example"taut sails"
Broadertensetaut or rigid
Spanishapretado, tenso, tirante
Catalanajustat, tibant
Nounstautnesslack of movement or room for movement
Adverbstautlyin a taut manner
English > taut: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsubjected to great tension; stretched tight.
Example "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"
BroadertenseIn or of a state of physical or nervous tension
Nounstautnessthe physical condition of being stretched or strained

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