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See also: Tightwad
tightwad (plural tightwads)
- (colloquial) One who is stingy or overly cautious or defensive with money (usually mildly derisive). From the term having a tight wad of money. The more money someone had the tighter the wad.
- That tightwad would drive ten miles to save a few cents on gas.