tightass

/ (ˈtaɪtˌæs) /

noun

slang, mainly US an inhibited or excessively self-controlled person

Nearby words

  1. tight-fisted,
  2. tight-knit,
  3. tight-lipped,
  4. tight-money policy,
  5. tight-mouthed,
  6. tighten,
  7. tighten one's belt,
  8. tighten the screws,
  9. tightfisted,
  10. tightfitting

Derived Formstightassed, adjective

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