tight arse

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tight arse

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.
See also: arse, tight
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Everyone's traveled with a tight-arse and even been one at some point.
Graham's reason for being such a tight-arse is that he "doesn't want to go mad, it could soon disappear".