miser

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mi·ser

 (mī′zər)
n.
1. One who lives very meagerly in order to hoard money.
2. A greedy or avaricious person.

[From Latin, wretched.]

miser

(ˈmaɪzə)
n
1. a person who hoards money or possessions, often living miserably
2. selfish person
[C16: from Latin: wretched]

miser

(ˈmaɪzə)
n
(Civil Engineering) civil engineering a large hand-operated auger used for loose soils
[C19: origin unknown]

mi•ser

(ˈmaɪ zər)

n.
1. a person who lives poorly in order to save money.
2. a stingy, avaricious person.
[1550–60; < Latin: wretched]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miser - a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)miser - a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)
cheapskate, tightwad - a miserly person
hoarder - a person who accumulates things and hides them away for future use

miser

noun hoarder, Scrooge, penny-pincher (informal), curmudgeon, skinflint, screw (slang), cheapskate (informal), tight-arse (taboo slang), tightwad (U.S. & Canad. slang), churl (archaic), tight-ass (U.S. taboo slang), niggard I'm married to a miser.

miser

noun
A stingy person:
Informal: penny pincher.
Translations
بَخيلبَخِيلٌ
lakomec
gnier
saituri
škrtac
nirfill, nánös
どけち
구두쇠
niekingai menkasšykštumasšykštuolis
sīkstulis
lakomec
skopuh
snåljåp
คนตระหนี่
cimri kimsepinti
người keo kiệt

miser

[ˈmaɪzəʳ] Navaro/a m/f

miser

[ˈmaɪzər] navare m/f

miser

nGeizhals m, → Geizkragen m

miser

[ˈmɑɪzəʳ] navaro/a

miser

(ˈmaizə) noun
a mean person who lives very poorly in order to store up wealth. That old miser won't give you a cent!
ˈmiserly adjective
ˈmiserliness noun

miser

بَخِيلٌ lakomec gnier Geizhals φιλάργυρος avaro saituri avare škrtac avaro どけち 구두쇠 vrek gjerrigknark skąpiec avarento скряга snåljåp คนตระหนี่ pinti người keo kiệt 吝啬鬼
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Along with tightwaddery and trash-picking, collecting great quotations is another hobby of mine, such as those that appear on the top of the pages in every COUNTRYSIDE.