Picture for tautTaut is used for something that is tightly drawn or using minimal detal. Also taut is used for something that may be in a good running condition. It is an adjective.
It was first used back in 1289 and has been derived from the Middle English word tought.

Pronunciation: tawt

Meanings of Taut

1. Maintained in good or proper condition
2. Characterized as using minimal detail
3. Strained; tense

Master’s Tip to Learn Taut

Taught is very easy to remember as it can be thought of as a derivative of ‘tight’ which is also its meaning.

Sentence examples for Taut:

1. He ran a taut bike and rarely had to go into the garage for major repairs.
2. The report from the police was taut and included only the basic facts of the situation.