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tight-fisted

[tahyt-fis-tid]
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adjective
  1. parsimonious; stingy; tight.
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Origin of tight-fisted

First recorded in 1835–45
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Related Words for tightfisted

frugal, thrifty, greedy, chintzy, closefisted, economical, mean, miserly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, saving, stingy, tight, tightwad, ungenerous, mingy, pinchpenny

British Dictionary definitions for tightfisted

tightfisted

adjective
  1. mean; miserly
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