Thesaurus / tight-fisted

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Folks say I'm tight-fisted—that I'm a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, clutching miser.

A Christmas CarolC. Z. Barnett

I hate to have you pay unjust extortions out of the mere pittance your tight-fisted old father allows you.'

Somewhere in Red GapHarry Leon Wilson

"I am Mr. Smith, and I have heard that I am called 'tight-fisted' in the neighborhood," he replied, with a smile.

Diddie, Dumps & TotLouise-Clarke Pyrnelle

Only they would rather have died than have applied to the Lorilleuxs, for they knew they were too tight-fisted.

L'AssommoirEmile Zola

She did make the tight-fisted one pay up eventually, but months were to elapse before that desirable consummation was reached.

Mary-'GustaJoseph C. Lincoln

So I got a shrewd, close-mouthed, tight-fisted money-lender to get the mortgage transferred to him.

This Cobb man is a tight-fisted old bachelor, they say, but his milk of human kindness may not be all skimmed.

Thankful's InheritanceJoseph C. Lincoln

Oh, but he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge!

Christmas-TideElizabeth Harrison

If he was tight-fisted wanst, he was as close now as calcimine on a rough-finished wall.

So, there were many who, when they heard of Mr. Day's difficulties, said it served the "tight-fisted fellow" just right.

The Mission of Janice DayHelen Beecher Long
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