Definition of uptight in English:


Line breaks: up|tight
Pronunciation: /ʌpˈtʌɪt
, ˈʌptʌɪt


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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