Meaning of “tight-fisted” in the English Dictionary

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"tight-fisted" in British English

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tight-fistedadjective

uk /ˌtaɪtˈfɪs.tɪd/ us /ˌtaɪtˈfɪs.tɪd/ also tight informal disapproving

(Definition of “tight-fisted” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tight-fisted" in American English

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tight-fistedadjective

us /ˈtɑɪt ˈfɪs·tɪd/

infml unwilling to spend money

(Definition of “tight-fisted” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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