from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A miser.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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
From tight + wad. Unrelated to -wad. (Wiktionary)