New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: lightly · nightly · rightly · brightly · knightly · slightly · eighty · mighty · tight · tighten
  • EN > GA
  • GA > EN

tightly

1 adverb closed etc completely, securely go daingean  c m ugo docht  c m ugo dlúth  c m ugo teannkeep the windows tightly closed bíodh na fuinneoga druidte go daingean agat, fág na fuinneoga dúnta go dochtis the lid on tightly? an bhfuil an clár dúnta go docht?, an bhfuil an clár air go teann?, an bhfuil an claibín fáiscthe?my eyes were tightly shut bhí mo shúile druidte go teann ar a chéile, bhí mo chuid súl dúnta go dlúth agam 2 adverb of firm gripgo daingean  c m ugo docht  c m ugo láidir  c m uhold it tightly! coinnigh greim daingean air!, coinnigh greim docht air!she clasped my hand tightly fuair sí greim láidir ar mo lámh, d'fháisc sí mo lámh go teann
Show full entry 
3 adverb of being together closely go dlúth  c m ugo teannthey're tightly linked with each other tá siad nasctha go dlúth lena chéile, tá baint mhór acu lena chéiletightly stretched sínte go teanna tightly fitted skirt sciorta teann, sciorta fáiscthethis community is tightly knit tá an pobal seo fite fuaite ina chéile, tá dlúthchaidreamh ag an bpobal seo lena chéile, tá aithne mhaith ag an bpobal seo ar a chéilethe hall was tightly packed with people bhí an halla lán go doras le daoine, bhí an halla plódaithe le daoinethe passengers were tightly packed together bhí na paisinéirí brúite isteach le chéile, bhí na paisinéirí i mullach a chéile, ba gheall le scadáin i mbairille na paisinéirí 4 adverb strictly go dian  c m ugo docht  c m ugo géar  c m ueverything is tightly controlled here tá smacht dian anseo, tá géarsmacht ar gach sórt anseothis school is a tightly run ship tá an-smacht sa scoil seo