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tightfistedness

Definitions

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  • noun Meanness. Lack of generosity

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun extreme stinginess

Etymologies

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Examples

  • If there is a silver lining to be drawn from these twin failures, it is this - the Senate was evenhanded in its tightfistedness.

    Sandip Roy: Don't Ask Don't Dream

  • If there is a silver lining to be drawn from these twin failures, it is this - the Senate was evenhanded in its tightfistedness.

    Sandip Roy: Don't Ask Don't Dream

  • Of course, no amount of tightfistedness could damage Astaire's most important legacy.

    The Sultan of Suave

  • That way they might come to understand the need for a return to the Scottish virtues of prudence and, dare one say it, tightfistedness which virtues are espoused by classical conservative policy.

    Archive 2007-08-05

  • The danger is that U.S. perceptions of European tightfistedness plus European concern the U.S. hasn't done enough yet to repair its banking system may lead to deadlock on issues Europe believes are of equal importance to pump-priming the global economy.

    Money Will Do the Talking at G20

  • Disguise your tightfistedness by hiring a whole load of local lads to also paddle their canoes along with you, providing that much needed "atmosphere".

    [my ideal holiday] by walter mitty esq.

  • That way they might come to understand the need for a return to the Scottish virtues of prudence and, dare one say it, tightfistedness which virtues are espoused by classical conservative policy.

    Alex Salmond Must Explain

  • But in anticipation of tightfistedness among electronics consumers, retailers are already cutting prices sharply, as many analysts have been predicting since early in the fall.

    Holiday Headstart: The electronics deals are starting early

  • But in anticipation of tightfistedness among electronics consumers, retailers are already cutting prices sharply, as many analysts have been predicting since early in the fall.

    Holiday Headstart: The electronics deals are starting early

  • Disguise your tightfistedness by hiring a whole load of local lads to also paddle their canoes along with you, providing that much needed "atmosphere".

    Archive 2009-06-01

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