Synonyms for taut

Synonyms for (adjective) taut

Synonyms: taut, tight

Definition: pulled or drawn tight

Usage: taut sails; a tight drumhead; a tight rope

Similar words: tense

Definition: taut or rigid; stretched tight

Usage: tense piano strings


Synonyms: taut

Definition: subjected to great tension; stretched tight

Usage: the skin of his face looked drawn and tight; her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow

Similar words: tense

Definition: in or of a state of physical or nervous tension