from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A miser.
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- n. One who is stingy or overly cautious or defensive with money (usually mildly derisive).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a miserly person
When I first asked myself this question, I realized that I wanted others to see me as generous, although I had been quite frugal, even to the point of being called a tightwad, during most of my financial past.
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One of the drawbacks of reading some item in the Daily, or the Sunday Times, is that due to the fact I am a founder member of the 'tightwad' clan, and will not pay for access past the 'Paywall' if it were the last source of news on the Planet.
He even muses about incorporating the 'tightwad' theme into his business a bit more.
So here's to hoping his replacement in 2012 has a little more realistic definition of the word "tightwad."
Unfortunately for Republicans, that kind of tightwad economics rightly died in the Keynesian revolution over 70 years ago.
Yet it would be a great tragedy if, in our attempts to get our fiscal house in order, we turned into the kinds of tightwad, penny-pinching, money-grubbing cheapskates who blight our daily lives.
Saying they are an economic threat is kinda like saying daddy is a tightwad because he didn't buy me a new car.
Your pontif has made Bush look like a tightwad and I am afraid he is not done yet!
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