close-fisted


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Related to close-fisted: stinginess, skinflint, miserly
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They are seamstresses, who have plied the daily and nightly needle in the service of master tailors and close-fisted contractors, until now it is almost time for each to hem the borders of her own shroud.
These sixteen thousand dollars were not the same dollars which he had extorted from close-fisted Nature.
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.