[ahy-ern-fis-tid] /ˈaɪ ərnˈfɪs tɪd/

ruthless, harsh, and tyrannical:
an ironfisted dictator.
stingy; tight-fisted.


Having a fist or grip strong as iron: The company appears to have iron-fisted control of the market (1828+)


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