hard-fisted

or hard·fist·ed

[ hahrd-fis-tid ]
/ ˈhɑrdˈfɪs tɪd /

adjective

stingy; miserly; closefisted.
tough-minded; ruthless: hard-fisted revolutionists.
having hard or strong hands, as a laborer.

Nearby words

  1. hard-edge,
  2. hard-edged,
  3. hard-faced,
  4. hard-favored,
  5. hard-featured,
  6. hard-handed,
  7. hard-hat,
  8. hard-headed,
  9. hard-hearted,
  10. hard-hit

Origin of hard-fisted

First recorded in 1650–60

Related formshard-fist·ed·ness, hard·fist·ed·ness, noun

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