apretado = tight adjective

apretado

apretada

adjective
adjective

English Translation of APRETADO

1
: tight
no hagas el nudo tan apretadodon't make the knot so tight
el suéter te queda demasiado apretadothe sweaterr is too tight on you
le puso la venda bien apretadita en la piernashe put the bandage tightly around his leg
un apretado programa de actividadesa very full or busy programme of activities
si te sientas ahí, vamos a estar muy apretadosif you sit there we're going to be really squashed or cramped
pusieron a los hinchas apretados contra las vallasthey shoved or pushed the fans against the barriers
2
familiar : cheap
hemos pasado por épocas muy apretadaswe have been through some quite difficult or hard times
andamos muy apretados de dinerowe are very short of money
usa el teléfono sin pedir permiso ¡qué apretado es!he uses the phone without asking permission, he's got a real cheek (familiar)
apretadamente adverb

Related to APRETADO

Sometimes Confused With: apretado (apretar)

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