penny pincher


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penny pinching

n. Informal
The practice of being extremely frugal in giving or spending money.

penny pincher n.
pen′ny-pinch′ing (-pĭn′chĭng) adj.

pen′ny pinch`er


n.
a stingy person.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.penny pincher - someone who is excessively careful with money (who pinches every penny before letting go of it)
hoarder - a person who accumulates things and hides them away for future use

penny pincher

noun
Informal. A stingy person:
Translations
PfennigfuchserPfennigfuchserin
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