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tightfisted

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adjective tight·fist·ed \ˈtīt-ˈfis-təd\

Simple Definition of tightfisted

  • : not wanting to give or spend money : stingy or cheap

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tightfisted

  1. :  reluctant to part with money

tightfistedness

play \-nəs\ noun

Examples of tightfisted in a sentence

  1. The company's tightfisted owner won't raise the workers' salaries.

  2. <the company is pretty tightfisted when it comes to bonuses>



1844

First Known Use of tightfisted

1844


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