close-fisted


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Related to close-fisted: stinginess, skinflint, miserly
  • adj

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And this was the thrifty, close-fisted boy, accustomed to slave at a machine for ten cents an hour, who sat on the stringer-piece and considered the matter of beer at five cents a glass and gone in a moment with nothing to show for it.
However, the hackers worldwide have been sympathetic to Khalil Shreateh from Palestine and have decided to contribute money even if the social media giant has behaved close-fisted.
LAHORE, August 13, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Administrator Punjab Provincial Co-Operative Bank ltd (PPCoB) Khalid Pervaiz has extended the date of special recovery package till December 31 for close-fisted Women Cooperative Societies.
But he could compliment them for their good points, even at the expense of his own kin: "As you and I know well the difference between the liberality of open-hearted Irish men and close-fisted Scotsmen.