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See definition of tight-fisted on Dictionary.com
  • as inclose
  • as inclosefisted
  • as ingreedy
  • as inmean
  • as inpiggish
  • as insparing

synonyms for tight-fisted

  • tight
  • mean
  • narrow
  • penny-pinching
  • skinflint
  • chintzy
  • closefisted
  • illiberal
  • mingy
  • miserly
  • parsimonious
  • penurious
  • skimpy
  • ungenerous

antonyms for tight-fisted

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  • generous
  • giving
  • open
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      How to use tight-fisted in a sentence

      "It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
      THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
      She took to staring out across the grounds again, and one hand drew up slowly till it was doubled into a tight-shut little fist.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      It is a very simple plan, and will be perfectly tight; it is by restoring an equilibrium on both sides of the piston.
      LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
      Before that time we always put rope-yarn between the lap of the boiler-plates to make the seams tight.
      LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
      This difficulty of making a tight and safe boiler, that puzzled Watt, was moonshine to Trevithick.
      LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
      I asked sharply, and MacRae flung the same query over one shoulder as he fumbled at the tight-drawn latigo-knot.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      I haven't heard you call anybody 'Mis',' for Mrs., in ever so long, and most of the time you keep tight hold of your g's.
      DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
      She sat on the sofa, clad in an ample white peignoir, holding a handkerchief tight in her hand with a nervous clutch.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      It was rather a tight squeeze for his broad shoulders, getting through the opening, but he managed it.
      HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO TIGHT-FISTED

      • chintzy
      • closefisted
      • illiberal
      • mean
      • mingy
      • miserly
      • narrow
      • parsimonious
      • penny-pinching
      • penurious
      • skimpy
      • skinflint
      • tight
      • tight-fisted
      • ungenerous
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