Tight-arse - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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rude slang A disparaging term for an extremely frugal person; a miser. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Don't even bother asking Jerry to donate to your charity. He's a real tight arse and never gives money to anybody.
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Graham's reason for being such a tight-arse
is that he "doesn't want to go mad, it could soon disappear".
Surely it wasn't Mr Williams - his daughters must be proper tight-arses
if he has to beg for a dollar - but I don't know for certain.