Definition of tightly in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore tightlySUPmost tightlySUF-ly
    1. In a tight manner.
      1. tightly clenched fingers
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Earlier yesterday, Harper attended a tightly controlled "photo opportunity" at a home renovation worksite to highlight his proposed measure of tax credits to stimulate the construction industry.
      • Acrosome biogenesis covers the transport and fusion of Golgi-derived proacrosomal vesicles to form an acrosome sac which is tightly bound to the nuclear envelope.
      • Bright yellow gowns fit them tightly and umbrellaed from their waist to just below the knees.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ly

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en lightly
      2. en rightly
      3. en nightly
      4. en mightly
      5. en sightly
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of tightly for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "tightly" is an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
      Difficultness: Level 2
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile