Definitions and translations for "uptight"

Definition of uptight

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Adjective
1. Excessively concerned with rules and order.
Don't be so uptight! You won't go to jail for crossing the street against the light.
2. Sexually repressed.
He came from a very uptight religious background, but you wouldn't know that now!
3. Unfriendly and rude.
Noun
4. An uptight person.
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English - English - uptight

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adj. annoyed, pressured, tense (Informal)

English - Spanish - uptight

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adj. tenso

English - French - uptight

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adj. nerveux, énervé, tendu

English - German - uptight

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adj. angespannt; gespannt; nervös

English - Indonesian - uptight

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a. gelisah, tegang

English - Italian - uptight

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agg. stressato, teso

English - Polish - uptight

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a. spięty, rozdrażniony

English - Portuguese - uptight

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adj. irritado, tenso, nervoso

English - Russian - uptight

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прил. встревоженный; напряженный, скованный

English - Turkish - uptight

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s. gergin, sinirli, telaşlı, hırslı, tutucu

English - Ukrainian - uptight

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a. стривожений, озлоблений, знервований

English - Dutch - uptight

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bn. zenuwachtig; nijdig

English - Greek - uptight

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επίθ. νευρική υπερένταση

English - Arabic - uptight

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‏عصبي، حاد المزاج‏

English - Chinese - uptight

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(形) 紧张的, 心情焦躁的, 拮据的

English - Chinese - uptight

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(形) 緊張的, 心情焦躁的, 拮据的

English - Japanese - uptight

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(形) いらいらした(略式)

English - Korean - uptight

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형. 긴장한, 초조해 하는(구어)
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Synonyms for uptight
concerned: apprehensive, doubtful, right-wing, worried, tight, conservative, old-fashioned