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Taut
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Taut as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 12 answers for the crossword clue 'Taut', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Taut a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Taut as an answer itself some 157 times.

Taut is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Wednesday, 08 December 2021 with the answer being TENSE, we also found TENSE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Subjected to great tension; stretched tight; "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"
  • Pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Taut'.

  • Tatu About three feet long exclusive of tail

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

GIBE Howard
An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

5 Letters

STIFF
The dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"

TENSE
A grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time

TIGHT
(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"

7 Letters

UNLOOSE
Grant freedom to; free from confinement

8 Letters

PLAYLESS

STRAINED
Struggling for effect; "agonistic poses"

TENSEDUP

9 Letters

UNBENDING
Incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances; "a rigid disciplinarian"; "an inflexible law"; "an unbending will to dominate"

UNRELAXED
Nor relaxed; "his life was drawing to a close in baffled zeal and unrelaxed strain"- U.B.Phillips

11 Letters

SUSPENSEFUL
(of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense

12 Letters

TIGHTASADRUM

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