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tight-fisted

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtight-fistedtight-fist‧ed /ˌtaɪt ˈfɪstɪd◂/ adjective informal  GENEROUS#not generous with money syn stingytight-fistedness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
tight-fistedHe was known to have made a fortune on the stock market, but was nonetheless notoriously tight-fisted.Lucy smiled a small tight-fisted smile.It is fanciful to assume that a tight-fisted state will produce open-handed citizens.As for our being mean and tight-fisted - the hon Gentleman's words - that is certainly not the case.But woe betide the tight-fisted villager who tries to take advantage.Like most family companies it is tight-fisted with information.
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