pinchpenny

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pinch·pen·ny

 (pĭnch′pĕn′ē)
adj.
1. Unwilling to give or spend money; penny-pinching.
2. Characterized by scarcity of money: a pinchpenny economy.
n. pl. pinch·pen·nies
A penny pincher.

pinchpenny

(ˈpɪntʃˌpɛnɪ)
adj
niggardly; miserly
n, pl -nies
a miserly person; niggard

pinch•pen•ny

(ˈpɪntʃˌpɛn i)

n., pl. -nies,
adj. n.
1. a miser or niggard; penny pincher.
adj.
2. stingy; miserly.
[1375–1425]
Translations

pinchpenny

(o.f.) [ˈpɪntʃpenɪ] ADJtacaño

pinchpenny

adjknauserig, pfennigfuchserisch