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synonyms for tightwad

  • Scrooge
  • cheapskate
  • churl
  • hoarder
  • moneygrubber
  • skinflint
  • stiff
  • penny-pincher
  • pinchfist
  • pinchpenny
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How to use tightwad in a sentence

I asked him for a drink, and he couldnt see it, the tightwad!
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Id like to have cleaned the old tightwad for a decent roll, while I was at it!
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
He had been called many things—loan-shark, skinflint, tightwad, pussyfoot—but he had never before been called a flirt.
MAIN STREETSINCLAIR LEWIS
It is a hard situation for a class that is constitutionally tightwad, often wisely so.
ADVENTURES WHILE PREACHING THE GOSPEL OF BEAUTYNICHOLAS VACHEL LINDSAY
She claims to be generous but actually she is a terrible tightwad.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
You never gave two dollars to anyone in your life, you tightwad!
CENTER RUSH ROWLANDRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Nor have you ever found a real Muscular who was a "tightwad."
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT
You dont have to give anything, but they expect it, you know, and they think youre a tightwad if you dont come across.
CENTER RUSH ROWLANDRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Look here, and Peter winked and tried to look slyAunt Susie is no tightwad.
THE MOTION PICTURE CHUMS AT SEASIDE PARKVICTOR APPLETON
I'm tightwad, so s'nother guy gets chansh to buy you diamonds.
JOAN THURSDAYLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TIGHTWAD

  • cheapskate
  • meanie
  • misanthrope
  • misanthropist
  • miser
  • moneygrubber
  • niggard
  • penny-pincher
  • tightwad
  • abstemious
  • canny
  • careful
  • chary
  • conserving
  • discreet
  • meager
  • meticulous
  • mingy
  • niggardly
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • penny-wise
  • preserving
  • provident
  • prudent
  • saving
  • sparing
  • spartan
  • stingy
  • thrifty
  • tight
  • tightwad
  • unwasteful
  • wary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.