1. Stretched very taut, tight and stiff, tight-fitting (of garments).
Kua pāetaeta tōku pākiri nō te matangi.
My skin feels tight and stiff through being out in the wind;
‘E pona pāetaeta tēnā i runga iā koe.
That dress is too tight on you;
Kua kiriti ‘aia i te pereue nō te pāetaeta.
He took his jacket off because it felt tight.
2. Obstinate, inflexible.
‘E aronga ngākau pāetaeta tikāi kōtou.
You really are an obstinate lot.
[pā-7, eta RR.]