tightfisted

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tight·fist·ed

 (tīt′fĭs′tĭd)
adj.
Close-fisted; stingy.

tight′fist′ed·ness n.
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tightfisted

(ˌtaɪtˈfɪstɪd)
adj
mean; miserly
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tightfisted - 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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tightfisted

adjective
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Translations

tightfisted

[ˌtaɪtˈfɪstɪd] adjavaretight-fitting [ˌtaɪtˈfɪtɪŋ] adj [garment] → ajusté(e)tight-knit [ˌtaɪtˈnɪt] adj [community] → très uni(e)tight-lipped [ˌtaɪtˈlɪpt] adj
to be tight-lipped about sth (= remain silent) → rester muet(te) sur qch
she was tight-lipped with anger → elle pinçait les lèvres de colère
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