Share this entry

Share this page

close-fisted

Saltos de línea: close-fisted

Definición de close-fisted en inglés:

adjetivo

Unwilling to spend money; mean.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It is quite surprising how one's wants increase at Christmas time, and what a tide of generosity suddenly sets in: the most close-fisted folks relax their grip, and yield to the genial impulse.
  • Being a poor man, filling a place fit only for rich men, he had been driven to think of money, and had become self-denying and parsimonious - perhaps we may say hungry and close-fisted.
  • A man gives to the free-handed, but no one gives to the close-fisted.

Definición de close-fisted en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día coxcomb
Pronunciación: ˈkɒkskəʊm
noun
a vain and conceited man; a dandy