Translation of tightfisted in Spanish:

tightfisted

apretado, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˌtaɪtˈfɪstəd//ˌtʌɪtˈfɪstɪd/

adjective

informal

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    apretado informal
    agarrado informal
    amarrete South America informal
    pinche Central America informal
    pichirre Venezuela informal
    machete Uruguay informal
    • Could it be the drunken, tight-fisted old mother?
    • The tight-fisted laird intends to profit from his marriageable son and daughter, but his children have ideas of their own.
    • The problem was the drummer, who was a tight-fisted git, and would frequently say ‘I'll give you the money next week’.
    • I suspect I am becoming increasingly tight-fisted.
    • The most tight-fisted, scrounging, Scrooge-like people are to be found wherever I go.
    • I refuse to push my baby daughter into the path of oncoming traffic because the local council is too tight-fisted to put in place proper signage and I imagine many other mothers feel the same way.
    • You know how tight-fisted with money Jeremy is.
    • And if me, an Aberdonian, and an extremely tight-fisted one at that, can part with 13 notes, why not?
    • It has a hell of lot to do with the fact that both excuses for local papers - freesheets, to be exact - are run by tight-fisted corporations.
    • Hopefully the tight-fisted owner will put that money back into the baseball team, as I believe there is a way for this team to contend soon.
    • Here, his father comes across as a tight-fisted, big-hearted dreamer who always promised more than he could deliver.
    • A similar observation, however, could be made about tight-fisted conservatives who make campaign pledges they don't keep while local school taxes keep rising.
    • He remained tight-fisted for the rest of his 101 years.
    • He muttered, ‘Give me my money, you tight-fisted jerk.’
    • For this she needs €2,000, probably less than the cost of the fridge in the state-of-the-art kitchen of her tight-fisted employers.
    • I bought one of these because I am tight-fisted.
    • Johnny comes across as a tight-fisted right winger, which by all accounts he was.
    • The salary is low because it is set in the constitution and can be changed only with the approval of Texas voters, who are mostly tight-fisted.
    • That makes Yorkshire folk the second most tight-fisted regional group, according to professional services firm Deloitte.
    • Now hospital bosses say they have been forced to increase charges to combat tight-fisted holidaymakers who park up then take a short taxi ride to the airport.