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Synonyms for uptight
ˈʌpˈtaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight(adj)

    being in a tense state

    Synonyms:
    cheeky, rocky, highly strung, jolting, rough, bumpy, nervy, edgy, high-strung, restive, jittery, jumpy, overstrung, jolty, brash

    Antonyms:
    relaxed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "uptight":

    stuck, pent-up, tense, nervous, trapped

How to pronounce uptight?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say uptight in sign language?

  1. uptight

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#5548rough
#5995rocky
#6630stuck
#7366nervous
#12176trapped
#16043tense
#28104cheeky
#32636bumpy
#35563edgy
#41323brash
#53996uptight
#72642jittery
#74028jumpy
#101493restive
#139637jolting
#181393nervy

How to use uptight in a sentence?

  1. Jeb Bush:

    I admire the fact that he's way too politically incorrect. I think we're a little too uptight as a nation. I admire the fact that he doesn't feel embarrassed about his wealth. And uh, what else do I admire about him? Let me think. Uh. Ha. He's got a great family.

  2. Teruko Nishiguchi:

    If I fall down the stairs, it's embarrassing, i want people to laugh at me so at least we can have fun. But I think Kanto people are too uptight to acknowledge their embarrassment.

  3. Mickey Mehta:

    Whenever you do begin to love someone open up and flow, speak your heart and let the person know, because it's about exchange of feeling even if one is uptight and the other is kneeling, don't crawl, jump hit the ceiling. Don't think simply link, acknowledge & look into the eyes, smile at your lover and MickeyMize.


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