tight-fisted

[ tahyt-fis-tid ]
/ ˈtaɪtˈfɪs tɪd /

adjective

parsimonious; stingy; tight.

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Origin of tight-fisted

First recorded in 1835–45
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British Dictionary definitions for tight-fisted

tightfisted
/ (ˌtaɪtˈfɪstɪd) /

adjective

mean; miserly
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