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tight as a crab’s arse under water adjective

Unduly economy-minded

See also short arms, deep pockets

Origin

Applied (by another) to a boss of Mark’s who was known for tight budgets – 1980s

Collected by

Mark
Mark Iliff – owner

Submitted: 08/03/2021 by Mark ● Last updated: 08/03/2021 16:05 by Mark

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