Think I'm so unreliable and tightwad that you've got to tie me down with a contract?
You never gave two dollars to anyone in your life, you tightwad!
He had been called many things—loan-shark, skinflint, tightwad, pussyfoot—but he had never before been called a flirt.
I asked him for a drink, and he couldnt see it, the tightwad!
Look here, and Peter winked and tried to look slyAunt Susie is no tightwad.
Nor have you ever found a real Muscular who was a "tightwad."
You dont have to give anything, but they expect it, you know, and they think youre a tightwad if you dont come across.
I'm tightwad, so s'nother guy gets chansh to buy you diamonds.
: Don't be so tightwad with that hootch
A parsimonious person; a stingy person; a miser: the ''tightwads'' who have saved money (1900+)
[fr the forbidding tightness of his wad of money]