GRE Word List

TIGHTWAD

miser; excessively frugal person

The meaning of the word tightwad is miser; excessively frugal person.

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WordMeaning
rapportclose relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
philologystudy of language or words
porestudy industriously; ponder; scrutinize; Ex. pore over the book; N.
comelyattractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
doggeddetermined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
patoislocal or provincial dialect
disarraystate of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
atrophywasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
paramountforemost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
feral(of an animal) not domestic; wild