hardfisted hardfisted


  • (adj) unwilling to part with money



  1. Two weeks before Kennedy came out publicly for Obama, Kennedy confronted Bill Clinton about his hardfisted tactics in an angry late-night phone call.
  2. The early-form choice for Premier of Israel after Golda Meir steps down next year was Pinhas Sapir, 64, the hardfisted Finance Minister and boss of the ruling Labor Party machine.
  3. But when the desperate hours have passed, rival courtiers and politicians complain against the tough little Premier's hardfisted ways, and out he goes.
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