I know you fellows have been calling me a 'tight-wad' and all that.
It was true that Sweet was a "tight-wad," as the boys expressed it.
I believe you fixed up to catch me, and make me feel like a tight-wad.
So he had been set down as a "tight-wad," and had made no headway.
Even a tight-wad old millionaire will pay up when it comes to a choice between that and starving.