- tightwad (n.)
- "parsimonious person," 1900, from tight in the figurative sense of "close-fisted" (1805) + wad (n.). The notions of stringency and avarice also combine in Modern Greek sphiktos "greedy," literally "tight."
- 1. He is a tightwad because he doesn't like to spend money on anything.
- 2. Bill's too much of a tightwad to ever eat there.
- 3. You can never make a tightwad spend his money freely.
- 4. What is the difference between a tightwad's brain and a spendthrift's brain?
- 吝啬鬼的脑袋和挥霍者的脑袋有什么区别 呢 ?
- 5. What is the difference between tightwad's brain and a spendthrift's brain?
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