As tight as a drum

(of the stomach) completely full of food

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • as tight as a drum — Australian Slang (of the stomach) completely full of food …   English dialects glossary

  • tight — 1 Tight, taut, tense are comparable chiefly in their basic senses in which they mean drawn or stretched to the point where there is no looseness or slackness. Tight implies a drawing around or about something in a way that constricts or binds it… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • tight — /taɪt / (say tuyt) adjective 1. firmly or closely fixed in place; not easily moved; secure: a tight knot. 2. drawn or stretched so as to be tense; taut. 3. fitting closely, especially too closely: tight trousers. 4. difficult to deal with or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tight —  1. Mean. Also tight arsed*  2. Difficult. Hence tight spot or corner Difficult personal situation.  3. Not easily obtainable (e.g. of money).  4. Drunk: Also tight as a drum or newt or tick Very drunk.  5. sit tight Remain where one is. Wait …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Drum Workshop — (DW) Type Private Founded Santa Monica, California, USA (1972) Headquarters Oxnard, California, USA …   Wikipedia

  • Drum handler — is a mechanical equipment that is used to handle and transport cylindrical module such as steel drums, barrels, plastic drums and fiber drums. It has spring loaded metal arms for a tight and secure grip. This equipment is commonly used in… …   Wikipedia

  • Tight (INXS song) — Tight Single by INXS from the album The Best of INXS Released October 2002 …   Wikipedia

  • Drum set tuning — Contents 1 Drum Set Tuning 1.1 Tom Toms 1.2 Snare drum and bass drum 1.3 The Process 1.4 Muffling …   Wikipedia

  • drum — drum1 [ drʌm ] noun ** 1. ) count a musical instrument consisting of a tight skin stretched over a round frame that you hit with your hands or a stick. Someone who plays a drum is a drummer. => DRUM N BASS 2. ) count a large round container… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drum — I UK [drʌm] / US noun Word forms drum : singular drum plural drums ** 1) [countable] a musical instrument consisting of a tight skin stretched over a round frame that you hit with your hands or a stick. Someone who plays a drum is a drummer. See …   English dictionary

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