Definition of tightwad in English:
nounNorth American informal
A mean or miserly person: he is a notorious tightwad
More example sentences
- Sullivan, a notorious tightwad, got permission to use the character for free and it became the team's logo, appearing on everything from stationery to stock certificates.
- I am a notorious tightwad and I will avoid paying for a haircut for as long as possible.
- I would say that parents in our position should not be made out to be tightwads and cheapskates.