Jisho

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I-adjective
1. tough; hard; severe; demanding; harshsometimes written 緊い
    フーッ、
  • この
  • さかみち坂道
  • きつい
  • でも
  • かえ帰り
  • らく
  • Whew! This is a tough hill. But coming back sure will be a breeze.
2. determined; strong-minded; forceful; formidable; fierce
3. strong (e.g. sunlight, alcohol); severe; intense
    トム
  • あたま
  • きつい
  • いっぱつ一発
  • 受けた
  • Tom received a heavy blow on the head.
4. (too) tight; constricting; close
  • ちょっと
  • ウエスト
  • きつい
  • The waist is a little small.
5. extreme; unusually strong
Other forms
キツい

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