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Related to close-fisted: stinginess, skinflint, miserly
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There is an unwritten rule somewhere that says you should never, ever, bite the hand that feeds you, no matter how close-fisted that hand is.
However, the hackers worldwide have been sympathetic to Khalil Shreateh from Palestine and have decided to contribute money even if the social media giant has behaved close-fisted.
LAHORE, August 13, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Administrator Punjab Provincial Co-Operative Bank ltd (PPCoB) Khalid Pervaiz has extended the date of special recovery package till December 31 for close-fisted Women Cooperative Societies.