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a close chewer and a tight spitter

One who is very frugal or thrifty. 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

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
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And Mickey Owens' famous dropped third strike in the 1941 World Series that allowed the Yankees to come back and win Game 4 and the Series occurred only after Hugh Casey crossed up Owens with a spitter.
"He spends more time in the hot tub than the pool, so he wanted that as the main entertaining area and focal point," says Ed Spitters, vice president of Hollandia Pools & Spas.
We have won Brexit but still big war to silence these dummy spitters."
The fact is that C[O.sub.2],-powered, BB-firing guns are all the rage these days and there is a steadily growing market for these BB spitters.
Keep Britain Tidy boss Alan Woods said: "In a poll, litterbug motorists were rated as more repulsive than spitters and nose pickers, and a bigger irritant than those who put on make up while driving."
C Spitters, MD, Yakima Health District; J Moran, MD, Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic; D Kruse, MD, Yakama Indian Health Clinic, Toppenish; N Barg, MD, Yakima; M Leslie, DVM, J Hofmann, MD, Washington State Dept of Health.
Twisters, spitters, and other flowery thoughts for romantic moments
SWITZERLAND reclaimed their crown as best cherry spitters on the planet when they recaptured two world records from America last weekend.
Clive Rathbone On bus drivers getting DNA kits to help catch spitters Good!
A P, Washington * PERHAPS readers can add to my list of people who should be sent off into outer space never to return to Earth: Those who don't clear up after their dogs, litter bugs, spitters, foul language users, loud talkers in restaurants, able bodied who don't look after their gardens, drunken louts, drivers who don't indicate, those who create a barrier of tobacco smoke at the entries to buildings, those who don't return their trolleys to the bays and finally, Jeremy Clarkson.
Irritation is everywhere, from those who fail to hold open doors, to the spitters. I detest spitters with a passion.
However, there is no sign of their pouncing on the chewing gum spitters.
"In my team there were too many dummy spitters. They were coming in, kicking toolboxes, punching walls - not good enough.
I however feel that the fine should start at a lower figure because most of the offenders are the poor pedestrians who may not be able to afford 500 dirhams (thus again filling our jails with spitters)
In fact, health care providers refer to these children as "happy spitters."