Simple Definition of tightwad
: a person who does not like to spend or give money
Full Definition of tightwad
: a close or miserly person
Examples of tightwad in a sentence
Her husband's such a tightwad that he never wants to go out to dinner.
<you're always such a tightwad when charity comes calling>
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Rhymes with tightwad
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TIGHTWAD Defined for Kids
Definition of tightwad for Students
: a stingy person
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