be tight-arsed(redirected from was tight-arsed)
rude slang To be overly concerned with small, insignificant details. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I asked Molly to proofread our proposal because she's so tight-arsed that she'll definitely notice the slightest mistake!
be tight-arsed(British & Australian very informal) also be tight-assed (American very informal)
to be worried about small details that are not important Don't ask Jack to get involved, he's so tight-assed and really irritating.