closefisted


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Synonyms for closefisted

unwilling to part with money

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Not as flashy or as closefisted as some of their millionaire predecessors, this second generation of Black elite could more accurately be considered "millionaire lite," half the fat-(cat mentality), with none of the salt-(y stinginess).
In contrast, to escape Silas's closefisted egotism, Rose Berry grabs up a penniless, unformed clerk of small imagination who ironically will one day inherit her father's store.