closefisted

adjective
close·​fist·​ed | \ ˈklōs-ˌfi-stəd How to pronounce closefisted (audio) \

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closefisted administrators objecting to legitimate office expenses

First Known Use of closefisted

1608, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of closefisted was in 1608

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“Closefisted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/closefisted. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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