Anxious or angry in a tense and overly controlled way: he is so uptight about everything
More example sentences
- You are angry, uptight and feeling the physical effects of this anxiety.
- My real dad was mad at me and my mom one day because he couldn't understand why we made fun of him when he got so angry and uptight.
- I was incredibly nervous and uptight - seeing your hero in the flesh is truly a terrifying experience.