Definition of tightwad in English:

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tightwad

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪtwɒd/

noun

North 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.

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