hardfisted


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hard·fist·ed

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

(ˌhɑːdˈfɪstɪd)
adj
mean or miserly
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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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