cheapskate


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cheap·skate

 (chēp′skāt′)
n. Slang
A stingy person; a miser.

cheapskate

(ˈtʃiːpˌskeɪt)
n
informal a miserly person

cheap•skate

(ˈtʃipˌskeɪt)
n.
Informal. a stingy or miserly person.
[1895–1900, Amer.; cheap + skate3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cheapskate - a miserly person
miser - a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)

cheapskate

noun
Slang. A stingy person:
Informal: penny pincher.
Slang: stiff, tightwad.
Translations

cheapskate

[ˈtʃiːpskeɪt] Ntacaño/a m/f, roñoso/a m/f

cheapskate

[ˈtʃiːpskeɪt]
n (= skinflint) → radin(e) m/f
adj [employer] → radin(e)

cheapskate

n (inf)Knicker m, → Knauser m (inf)

cheapskate

[ˈtʃiːpˌskeɪt] n (fam) → taccagno/a
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