GRE Word List

TIGHTWAD

a close or miserly person

The meaning of the word tightwad is a close or miserly person.

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dupeone that is easily deceived or cheated : fool
muskyhaving an odor of or resembling musk
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propsomething that props or sustains : support
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terminuseither end of a transportation line or travel route
colloquialused in or characteristic of familiar and informal conversation
impregnateto cause to be filled, imbued, permeated, or saturated
compliancethe act or process of complying to a desire, demand, proposal, or regimen or to coercion
underlyinglying beneath or below