Word: TAUT

The word TAUT has appeared in at least 277 clues on different crosswords.

Clue(s)
All wound up
Allowing no play
"At breaking point, perhaps"
Concise and controlled
Drawn tight
Emotionally strained
Ex-lax?
Far from flabby
Far from slack
Filled with suspense
Firm
Firm.
Free of slack
Full of tension
Fully drawn
Fully extended
Fully stretched
Good descriptor for a thriller
Gripping
Hardly lax
Hardly loose
Hardly relaxed
Having little give
Having little slack
Having no play
"Having no play, say"
Having no slack
High-strung
High-strung.
Highstrung
In good order
Kept in proper order.
Keyed up
Keyed up.
Kind of ship
Lacking play
Lacking slack
Lacking slackness
Like a bow string
Like a bowstring
Like a circus high wire
Like a drum
Like a drumhead
Like a fan belt
Like a gripping plot
Like a guitar string
Like a high wire
Like a newly installed fan belt
Like a newly-installed fan belt
Like a nicely tuned guitar string
Like a rope during a tug-of-war match
Like a tabor top?
Like a tightrope
Like a trampoline's surface
Like a tug-of-war rope
Like a tuned drumhead
Like a tuned guitar string
Like a tuned piano string
Like a tuned string
Like bowstrings
Like concise writing
Like faces after face-lifts
Like guitar strings
"Like guitar strings, often"
Like many a thriller
Like properly strung guitar strings
Like some nerves
Like some nerves or ropes
Like violin strings
Near the breaking point
Nervous.
Not at all droopy
Not at all redundant
Not at all slack
Not drooping
Not flabby
Not loose
Not relaxed
Not slack
Not slack.
Opposite of loose
Out of play?
Playless?
Pulled tight
Ready to snap
Reportedly provided training with no slack (4)
Run a ___ ship.
Sans any slack
Sans slack
Shipshape
Shipshape.
Showing strain
Showing stress
Slackless
Smart
Snug
Snug.
Snug; tidy.
Snugly tight.
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Stiff
Strained
Strained.
Stretched
Stretched just short of the breaking point
Stretched out
Stretched tight
"Stretched tight, as a drum head"
Stretched tightly
Stretched to the limit
"Stretched to the limit, literally"
Stretched to the limits
Stretched to the max
Strung tight
Strung tightly
Strung with tension
Strung-out
Subjected to great tension
Suspenseful
Tense
Tense.
Tensed
Tension-filled
Tight
Tight as a drum
"Tight, as a drum skin"
Tightly drawn
"Tightly drawn, like a rope"
Tightly drawn.
Tightly stretched
Tightly strung
Tightly wound
Tightly-strung
Trim
Trim.
Unbending
Under strain
Under tension
Unloose
Unrelaxed
Unyielding
"Very efficient, as a ship"
Very tight
Well disciplined
What a good fan belt should be
Wired tightly
With a lack of slack
With little slack
With no slack
Without a wrinkle
Without any give
Without any slack
Without give
Without much give
Without much slack
Without slack
Without slack.
Without wrinkles
Wound up
Lacking slack
Stretched tightly
Stretched tightly
Drawn tight
Ready to snap maybe
Drawn tight
With no slack
Drawn tight
Like a well-written mystery
Having no play
Stretched tightly
Lacking slack
Stretched tight
Tightly stretched
Stretched tight
Reportedly instructed to be strained
Stretched
Head the cast
Like many thrillers
With no slack
Stretched tight
Stretched tight
Stiff
Stiff
Stiff
Stiff
What drumheads need to be
Drawn tightly
Drawn tightly
Like a well-written thriller
Like a tuned piano string
Slackless
Stretched tightly, as a guitar string
Like a tuned piano string
High-strung
Like a well-crafted whodunit
Tightly stretched
Tightly stretched
Tight
Reportedly trained to be tense
Tense
Tight
Instructed, say, to be tense
Tense
Tense
Tight
Tightly stretched
Like a tightrope
Anxious to be given instruction verbally
Lacking slack
Tight
Instructed, say, to be tense
Tightly stretched
Stretched tight
Lacking slack
Stretched tightly
Tight
Reportedly instructed to be tense
Tightly stretched
Tightly stretched
Like skin after Botox treatment
Lacking slack
Tightly pulled
Fully stretched
Like a tuned guitar string
Tense, as trained for audition?
Quite suspenseful
Tightly strung
Tight
Stretched when instructed, say
Stretched tightly
Tense
Tightly stretched
Tightly stretched
Stiff
Lacking slack
Like a tuned piano string
Drawn tight
Soundly taught, albeit under stress
Soundly taught, albeit under stress
All stretched out
Tight
Stretched when instructed, say
Having no slack
Not sagging at all
Tightly drawn
Ex-lax?
Fully stretched
With no slack
Tightly stretched
Concise and controlled
Pulled tight
Not at all saggy
Tense
Opposite of slack
Not at all lax
Like a tuned string
Tight
With no slack
Tight
Stretched as instructed, say
Tense
Tight, as a drum head
Tight
Like a tuned string
Tightly stretched
Without slack
Like a tightrope, more so than a slackline
Stiff
Lacking slack
Tense
Like a tuned string
Ex-lax?
Rigid
Tense
Lacking slack
Tightly stretched
Like a tuned string