Taut

Definition of Taut

a.1.(Naut.) Tight; stretched; not slack; - said esp. of a rope that is tightly strained.
2.Snug; close; firm; secure.
Taut hand
(Naut.) a sailor's term for an officer who is severe in discipline.

Related Words

all ataunto, anxious, apprehensive, ataunt, bungup and bilge-free, close, dragged out, drawn, drawn out, elongated, extended, in suspense, in trim, keyed-up, lengthened, neat, on edge, on tenterhooks, on tiptoe, orderly, pokerlike, prolongated, prolonged, protracted, pulled, quivering, ramrodlike, renitent, rigid, rodlike, shipshape, smart, spruce, spun out, starched, starchy, stiff, stiff as buckram, straggling, strained, stretched out, stretched tight, strung out, tidy, trig, trim, under a strain, unrelaxed, uptight, virgate, with bated breath, with muscles tense
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