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close-fisted

close-fist·ed

close-fisted

pronunciation:
klos fI stihd
part of speech: adjective
definition: not generous, esp. with money; stingy; miserly.
synonyms:
miserly, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, stingy, tight, tightfisted
antonyms:
openhanded
similar words:
cheap, economical, frugal, thrifty
derivation: close-fistedness (n.)