Definition of Tight-knit

1. Adjective. Closely and firmly integrated. "A tight-knit organization"

Exact synonyms: Tightly Knit
Similar to: Integrated



Definition of Tight-knit

1. Adjective. Strongly pulled together, tightly knit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tight-knit

tigerly
tigers
tigerstripe
tigerstripes
tigerwood
tigery
tiges
tigged
tigging
tiggy
tigh
tighs
tight
tight-fisted
tight-fitting
tight-knit (current term)
tight-laced
tight-lipped
tight-lippedness
tight-rope
tight as a duck's arse
tight as a tick
tight end
tight ends
tight five
tight fives
tight junction
tight junctions
tight lips
tight loop

Literary usage of Tight-knit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Home-maker by Jane Cunningham Croly (1889)
"7th row:—Draw back thread tight, knit seven, throw this thread in front, and with the other thread oat knit seven alternate in this way across. ..."

2. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1920)
"The play would be a more effective and tight-knit drama if only the first part were given; for there lies the meat of Strindberg's contribution. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1846)
"... Hither and thither the thongs on the boss made three overlappings, Whence, drawn singly ahead, they were tight-knit under the collar. ..."

4. Surfing the Long Wave: Knowledge Entrepreneurship in Britain by Charles Leadbeater, Kate Oakley (2001)
"There is ample evidence that despite the growth of international communications and travel, these tight knit clusters have become more important to ..."

5. Goldoni and the Venice of His Time by Joseph Spencer Kennard (1920)
"It is most moral in showing how from one folly many evil influences spread out on the tight-knit group of human creatures forming a family. ..."

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