close-fisted

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close-fist·ed

(klōs′fĭs′tĭd)
adj.
Tightfisted; stingy.

close-fisted

(ˌkləʊsˈfɪstɪd)
adj
very careful with money; mean
ˌclose-ˈfistedness n
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close-fisted

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close-fisted

[ˈkləʊsˈfɪstɪd] ADJtacaño

close-fisted

[ˌkləʊsˈfɪstɪd] adjavaro/a, taccagno/a
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The notorious close-fistedness of Elizabeth's government was not evident here, and Nick transacted his business, arranged for money to be available to him and accepted a glass of wine served in a handsome goblet of Murano glass.
I hope that anyone trying to touch me for a few quid in the coming months will note that my sudden close-fistedness is not the result of suddenly acquiring a fortune - quite the opposite.
A slew of figures attest to the geeks' relative close-fistedness.