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mean vs tight

tight vs mean

mean is a noun but tight is not a noun.

mean and tight both are adjectives.

mean is a verb but tight is not a verb.

mean is not an adverb while tight is an adverb.

As adjectives, mean and tight are synonyms defined as:
  • mean and tight: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
Other synonyms of mean include mingy, miserly.
mean (noun) tight (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (adjective) tight (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value closely constrained or constricted or constricting
characterized by malice of such close construction as to be impermeable
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality pulled or drawn tight
marked by poverty befitting a beggar set so close together as to be invulnerable to penetration
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity pressed tightly together
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
of no value or worth affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow
very good; of the highest quality of textiles
securely or solidly fixed in place; rigid
(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched
very drunk
exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
packed closely together
mean (verb) tight (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey
have as a logical consequence
denote or connote
have in mind as a purpose
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose
mean (adverb) tight (adverb)
firmly or closely
in an attentive manner

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