hardfisted


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hard·fist·ed

 (härd′fĭs′tĭd)
adj.
1. Pugnacious; tough.
2. Archaic Tightfisted; stingy.

hardfisted

(ˌhɑːdˈfɪstɪd)
adj
mean or miserly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hardfisted - unwilling to part with money
stingy, ungenerous - unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
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Another suggested that the response to a buyer seeking a discount should be: "No, go f*** yourself you hardfisted, small-walleted, annoying, iggnorant tightfisted f***tard.
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In the past, when the Taliban, the spartan, hardfisted Muslim movement that rules 90 percent of Afghanistan, experienced battlefield reverses in its war with the holdout Northern Alliance, Haq shut his school and had the student body trucked to the front.