Definition of tightfisted
: reluctant to part with money
tightfistednessplay \-nəs\ noun
Examples of tightfisted in a Sentence
The company's tightfisted owner won't raise the workers' salaries.
the company is pretty tightfisted when it comes to bonuses
First Known Use of tightfisted
TIGHTFISTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tightfisted for English Language Learners
: not wanting to give or spend money : stingy or cheap
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