Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: re|tight¦en
Pronunciation: /riːˈtʌɪt(ə)n/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of retighten in English:


[with object]
Tighten again; make tighter: loosen the tourniquet every hour or so and then retighten it

Definition of retighten in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: inˈɡrāSHēˌāt
bring oneself into favor with someone through flattery…