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pen·ny-wise

or pen·ny·wise (pĕn′ē-wīz′)
adj.
Careful in dealing with small sums of money or small matters.

penny-wise

adj
1. greatly concerned with saving small sums of money
2. penny-wise and pound-foolish careful about trifles but wasteful in large ventures
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.penny-wise - thrifty in small matters only
thrifty - careful and diligent in the use of resources
Translations

penny-wise

[ˌpenɪˈwaɪz] ADJ to be penny-wisemirar el dinero
to be penny-wise and pound-foolishmirar tanto el dinero que se acaba gastando un dineral
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