penny pincher

penny pincher

a miserly, niggardly, or stingy person.


penny-pinching, noun, adjective Unabridged
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penny-pincher definition

  1. n.
    someone who is very miserly; someone who objects to the expenditure of every penny. : If you weren't such a penny-pincher, you'd have some decent clothes.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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penny pincher

see pinch pennies.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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