Associations to the word «Taut»


TAUT, adjective. Tight; under tension, as in a rope or bow string.
TAUT, adjective. Experiencing stress or anxiety.
TAUT, adjective. Containing only relevant parts, brief and controlled.
TAUT HAND, noun. (nautical) (dated) An officer who is severe in discipline.
TAUT HANDS, noun. Plural of taut hand

Dictionary definition

TAUT, adjective. Pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope".
TAUT, adjective. Subjected to great tension; stretched tight; "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow".

Wise words

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