tightwad

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EtymologyEdit

From tight + wad. Unrelated to -wad.

NounEdit

tightwad (plural tightwads)

  1. One who is stingy or overly cautious or defensive with money (usually mildly derisive).
    That tightwad would walk ten miles to save a few cents on gas.

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Last modified on 7 October 2013, at 07:45