Tight·ness, n. The quality or condition of being tight.
n 1: a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of
credit [syn: stringency]
2: extreme stinginess [syn: meanness, minginess, niggardliness,
niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightfistedness,
3: lack of movement or room for movement [syn: tautness]