close-fisted

[ klohs-fis-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF close-fisted

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOSE-FISTED

Close-fisted, at Father O'Hara's instance he could open his hand.

If I get mean and close-fisted, you mustn't be240 surprised.

Av you're too close-fisted to buy a sate yersilf, Oi'll pay for it!

Skinflint, an old and popular simile for a close-fisted, stingy person.

He was a close-fisted Norman anxious to marry off his daughters—Emma had a sister.

Was it possible that his close-fisted uncle was offering to assist them.

A man gives to the free-handed, but no one gives to the close-fisted.

I ain't a close-fisted chap, especially when I'm fond of anybody.

You ought to have more; but he's close-fisted, and you must be content with this.'

Moreover, the Honorable Erastus was dubbed "close-fisted" by his neighbors.

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