Definition of uptight in English:

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uptight

Pronunciation: /ʌpˈtʌɪt/
/ˈʌptʌɪt/

adjective

informal
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.

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