tight (1)

This page is about the slang term tight (1).

Meaning: stingy, mean with money

For example:

  • Chris is way too tight. If he goes to a restaurant, he always leaves a really small tip.

  • My cousin sometimes buys second-hand clothes to save money, and then her friends tease her about being so tight.

Quick Quiz:

My husband is really tight. He needs to

a. stop trying to control people

b. learn how to save money

c. stop being so stingy

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Contributor: Matt Errey