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tight·wad

 (tīt′wŏd′)
n. Slang
A miser.

tightwad

(ˈtaɪtˌwɒd)
n
slang chiefly US and Canadian a stingy person; miser

tight•wad

(ˈtaɪtˌwɒd)

n.
a stingy person.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tightwad - a miserly person
miser - a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)

tightwad

noun
Slang. A stingy person:
Informal: penny pincher.
Slang: cheapskate, stiff.
Translations

tightwad

[ˈtaɪtwɒd] N (US) → cicatero/a m/f, agarrado/a m/f

tightwad

n (US) → Geizhals m, → Geizkragen m (inf)

tightwad

[ˈtaɪtˌwɒd] n (Am) (fam, pej) → tirchione/a
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No1 for tightwads who far In front of you on the street version are two useful mirrors and three red lights marked 1, 2 and 3 to select your power delivery.
I'm not saying they're a bunch of tightwads who are more interested in plumping up their own egos than they are in helping entrepreneurs realise their dreams but So far this series they have averaged fewer than two investments per show.
So, come on you tightwads, offer small businesses cheaper tickets.
Tightwads, who generally spend less than they would ideally like to spend, and spendthrifts, who generally spend more than they would ideally like to spend, tend to marry each other," said American researchers in a working paper titled Fatal (Fiscal) Attraction: Spendthrifts and Tightwads in Marriage.
At the other extreme are tightwads, who avoid spending altogether.
There is nothing brave about anonymous corporate donors trying to buy the next Congress, about congressional Democrats running away from one of their greatest accomplishments - the health care law - and about banks and other corporations being tightwads with their growing profit margins, while severe unemployment lingers.
If nothing else, it will be a great subliminal protest against the tightwads running our country.
Tightwads come in all stripes and types, but they do have one thing in common: They've found a way to make the most of their circumstances and resources and to use them to build real wealth.
Beauty assistant Charlene Ball, from Cardiff, appeared on ITV's speeded-up version of Blind Date, Take Me Out, after she told us she was fed up meeting losers and tightwads.
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While that is not crystal clear, the notion that tightwads and spendthrifts have trouble managing a household together makes perfectly good intuitive sense.