tight-arse


Also found in: Idioms.

tight-arse

or

tightass

n
slang an inhibited or excessively self-controlled person
ˈtight-ˌarsed, ˈtightˌassed adj
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Everyone's traveled with a tight-arse and even been one at some point.
In the latest penny-pinching move, tight-arse Tesco wants us to pay our fair shore.
Graham Onions EVERY squad has a tight-arse and Bunny is ours