tight-arse

tight-arse
Noun. A mean, selfishly frugal person.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • tight-arse — n 1. a mean, miserly person. This sense of the word is more common in British usage than the following sense. The term has existed, mainly in working class speech, since the early part of the 20th century. Tight alone has had this mean ing since… …   Contemporary slang

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  • (a) tight-arse — British & Australian, very informal, American, very informal a person who does not like to spend money or give it to other people. You won t get a drink out of her, she s a real tight arse …   New idioms dictionary

  • tight ass — tight arse or (N American) tight ass noun (slang) 1. A mean, tight fisted person 2. An excessively conservative or repressed person • • • Main Entry: ↑tight …   Useful english dictionary

  • tight-arsed — /ˈtaɪt ast/ (say tuyt ahst) adjective Colloquial (taboo) 1. mean; parsimonious. 2. haughty. –tight arse, noun Usage: See note at arse …  

  • tight — /taɪt / (say tuyt) adjective 1. firmly or closely fixed in place; not easily moved; secure: a tight knot. 2. drawn or stretched so as to be tense; taut. 3. fitting closely, especially too closely: tight trousers. 4. difficult to deal with or… …  

  • tight as a duck's arse — adjective Extremely tight, mean, excessively thrifty …   Wiktionary

  • tight as a duck's arse — Phrs. Miserly, very mean. Cf. tight as a gnat s chuff …   English slang and colloquialisms

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