from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Alternative spelling of
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The insularity of the SF Ghetto and its creation of a safe space for social awkwardness and bad literature are not virtues, contrary to what its boosters claim when they champion how "tightknit" and "accepting" the Ghetto is.
Wet Asphalt 2009
At a minimum, you'd be excused for thinking you belonged to a tightknit, loving community.
Attacking Violence Ralph Gardner Jr. 2012
Residents say the long-term homeownership makes the community a tightknit group that takes pride in preserving its historic homes.
Secret Is Out in Prospect Lefferts Gardens Joseph De Avila 2012
Because the shomrim answer every call and respond quickly, and because they comprise members of the tightknit neighborhoods, they've gained trust.
Civilian Patrol Was Family's First Call Sean Gardiner 2011
Benson had this relationship with Stabler and they were very tightknit and he expects that.
Actress Vera Farmiga already made a splash at a competing festival, Sundance, with her directorial debut "Higher Ground," about a woman in the 1960s whose collapsing personal life thrusts her into a tightknit religious sect.
A Virtual Night at the Movies John Jurgensen 2011
Meanwhile, tightknit groups of ethnic Vietnamese and Chinese growers have increased the number of large-scale indoor operations from California to New England, according to the department's National Drug Intelligence Center.
The diverse yet tightknit neighborhood offers busy shopping strips, landmarked houses and a lively bar and restaurant scene.
Shoring Up the Neighborhood in Bay Ridge Melanie Lefkowitz 2011
Now tightknit, the group is largely responsible for setting off the growing firestorm over foreclosures.
Group peered between the lines on foreclosures Ariana Eunjung Cha 2010
It was during a barbecue at Littleton's Cincinnati home that he first disclosed to a tightknit group of friends that he was signing on to the tea party.
The tea partiers next door: Friends, neighbors divide over party lines Sandhya Somashekhar 2010