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a close chewer and a tight spitter

One who is very frugal or stingy. I'm sure he hasn't spent any of that money he won because he's such a close chewer and a tight spitter.
See also: and, chewer, close, spitter, tight
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

close chewer and a tight spitter

Rur. someone who hates to spend money; a cheapskate. He's a close chewer and a tight spitter. Everything about him looks run-down, but he's probably the richest man in the county.
See also: and, chewer, close, spitter, tight
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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