to be tight with money

to be tight with money
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  • tight — adj. stingy (colloq.) (esp. AE) 1) tight with (tight with money) misc. 2) to sit tight ( to maintain one s position ) * * * [taɪt] [ misc. ] to sit tight ( to maintain one s position ) [ stingy ] (colloq.) (esp. AE) tight with (with money) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Money (That's What I Want) — Single by Barrett Strong B side Oh I Apologize Released …   Wikipedia

  • tight-fisted — tight fist|ed [ˌtaıt ˈfıstıd] adj informal not generous with money = ↑stingy >tight fistedness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tight-fisted — tight fist|ed [ taıt fıstəd ] adjective INFORMAL not generous with money …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tight — tight1 [ taıt ] adjective ** ▸ 1 close against body ▸ 2 hold/grip: firm & strong ▸ 3 stretched straight/flat ▸ 4 controlled carefully ▸ 5 only just enough ▸ 6 about competition ▸ 7 angle: very small ▸ 8 bend: curved a lot ▸ 9 feeling squeezed ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tight — [[t]ta͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ tighter, tightest 1) ADJ GRADED Tight clothes or shoes are rather small and fit closely to your body. She walked off the plane in a miniskirt and tight top... His jeans were too tight. Ant: loose Derived words: tightly ADV… …   English dictionary

  • tight — I UK [taɪt] / US adjective Word forms tight : adjective tight comparative tighter superlative tightest ** 1) a) clothes that are tight are close against your body when you wear them a tight skirt/dress b) used about clothes that are uncomfortable …   English dictionary

  • tight — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English tiht, thyht dense, solid, watertight, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse thēttr tight; akin to Middle High German dīhte thick, Sanskrit tanakti it causes to coagulate Date: 14th century 1. a. having… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tight-fisted — adj mean, stingy, miserly, niggardly, penny pinching, sparing, grasping FORMAL parsimonious COLLOQ. mingy, tight ≠ generous, charitable * * * ▶ adjective (informal) MEAN, miserly, parsimonious, niggardly, close fisted, penny pinching, cheese par …   Useful english dictionary

  • tight — adjective 1) a tight grip Syn: firm, fast, secure, fixed, clenched Ant: relaxed 2) the rope was tight Syn: taut, rigid, stiff …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • tight-fisted — adjective informal not generous with money; stingy tight fistedness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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