5 letter word starting with tig

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
tight of Tie, p. p. of Tie., Firmly held together; compact; not loose or open; as, tight cloth; a tight knot., Close, so as not to admit the passage of a liquid or other fluid; not leaky; as, a tight ship; a tight cask; a tight room; — often used in this sense as the second member of a compound; as, water-tight; air-tight., Fitting close, or too close, to the body; as, a tight coat or other garment., Not ragged; whole; neat; tidy., Close; parsimonious; saving; as, a man tight in his dealings., Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; — applied to a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out., Handy; adroit; brisk., Somewhat intoxicated; tipsy., Pressing; stringent; not easy; firmly held; dear; — said of money or the money market. Cf. Easy, 7., To tighten.
tiger noun A very large and powerful carnivore (Felis tigris) native of Southern Asia and the East Indies. Its back and sides are tawny or rufous yellow, transversely striped with black, the tail is ringed with black, the throat and belly are nearly white. When full grown, it equals or exceeds the lion in size and strength. Called also royal tiger, and Bengal tiger., Fig.: A ferocious, bloodthirsty person., A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress., A kind of growl or screech, after cheering; as, three cheers and a tiger., A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.