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tight-fisted

adjective uk   us   /ˌtaɪtˈfɪs.tɪd/ (also tight) informal disapproving
unwilling to spend money: Don't imagine Gillian will buy you a drink - she's too tight-fisted.
Translations of “tight-fisted”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用錢不大方的,吝嗇的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用钱不大方的,吝啬的…
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