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Meaning of CLOSEFISTED

Pronunciation:  'klows'fistid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  unwilling to part with money
 

CLOSEFISTED is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: hardfisted, stingy, tightfisted, ungenerous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Close"fist`ed\, a.
Covetous; niggardly. --Bp. Berkeley. ``Closefisted
contractors.'' --Hawthorne.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: avaricious, cheap, clinging, close, grasping, hardfisted, illiberal, keeping, miserly, narrow, near, niggardly, penny-pinching, pinchfisted, pinching, save-all, stingy, tenacious, tight, tightfisted, ungenerous
 

 

 

 

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