Complete Definition of "uptight"

English

Pronunciation
Å­p-tÄ«t', /ÊpËtaɪt/, /<tt>Vp"taIt</tt>/
:Rhymes:English:-aɪt|Rhymes: -aɪt

Adjective
uptight

  1. colloquial Excessively concerned with rules and order.

#: Don't be so uptight! You won't go to jail for crossing the street against the light.

  1. colloquial Sexually repressed.

#: He came from a very uptight religious background, but you wouldn't know that now!

Related terms
tightass

See also
anal retentive

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Revision and Credits for"uptight"
  • 2007-07-26 09:37 - AutoFormat - -(''colloquial'') +{{colloquial}}, -(''colloquial'') +{{colloquial}}, header -Related Terms +Related terms, header -See Also +See also

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