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What's the meaning of “tight” in the following sentence?

This is the least tight thing that's ever happened for me.

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    You should provide some more context; might it be from this blog post? Anyway, it’s not a meaning I've heard or read before…
    – F'x
    May 15, 2011 at 20:07

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Tight means cool while being safe in this sentence.

Another form of this sentence could be "This is the closest to death in my life .".

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  • I know this word means here. My English friend told me. Could you give me a link to the meaning in online dict?
    – lovespring
    May 15, 2011 at 20:12
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Sometimes a tight thing means:

  • dangerous : something that the speaker was so lucky to escape from it
  • a difficult situation

But I don't have any idea that what happened to that person!

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  • Apart from the idiom “a tight corner”, do you have examples of tight having the meanings you list?
    – F'x
    May 15, 2011 at 20:08
  • Rayle said: “It was so close, and sort of a tight thing there was nowhere easy to run. So most of the crowd got it. People that were there were just sitting ducks. I don’t think he was even aiming. He was just firing at whatever.” After a few moments the shooter tried to flee but was tackled and subsequently apprehended.
    – user8568
    May 15, 2011 at 20:25
  • "We're in a tight spot!" -Everett, from O Brother Where Art Thou?
    – tenfour
    May 16, 2011 at 13:25
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It may have a meaning from jazz. Here is some search on 'tight jazz composition':
Grammy Award For Best Original Jazz Composition on WN Network delivers the ... and are notable for the tight renditions of highly difficult jazz fusion

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