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"tightwad" in British English

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tightwadnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtaɪt.wɒd/  us   /-wɑːd/ US slang disapproving
(Definition of tightwad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tightwadnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɑɪtˌwɑd/ disapproving
a ​person who is not ​willing to ​spendmoney
(Definition of tightwad from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tightwad”
in Chinese (Simplified) 守财奴,吝啬鬼…
in Chinese (Traditional) 守財奴,吝嗇鬼…
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