(1905-76) a US businessman, aircraft designer, pilot, and film producer, famous for being very rich but also for being very unwilling to spend money. He was a recluse (=someone who lives on their own and does not want to see other people) for the last 26 years of his life.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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