Definition of tight-fisted in English:

tight-fisted

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adjective

informal
Not willing to spend or give much money; miserly: tight-fisted to the point of miserliness
More example sentences
  • You know how tight-fisted with money Jeremy is.
  • He muttered, ‘Give me my money, you tight-fisted jerk.’
  • Hopefully the tight-fisted owner will put that money back into the baseball team, as I believe there is a way for this team to contend soon.
Synonyms
informal stingy, mingy, tight
North American informal cheap
vulgar slang tight-arsed
archaic near

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