Meaning of hard-fisted

hard-fist•ed

Pronunciation: (härd'fis'tid), [key]
— adj.
  1. stingy; miserly; closefisted.
  2. tough-minded; ruthless: hard-fisted revolutionists.
  3. having hard or strong hands, as a laborer.
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