Definition of tight-knit in English:


Syllabification: tight-knit
(also tightly knit)


  • (Of a group of people) united or bound together by strong relationships and common interests: tight-knit mining communities
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    • But when difficult situations arise, this tight-knit group usually pulls together.
    • In fact the usage of community as something that only refers to tight-knit groups of geographically and socially friendly people is relatively new.
    • Mr Howard replaced the 26-strong team he inherited with a tight-knit group of just 12.

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