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pincher

[pin-cher] /ˈpɪn tʃər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that pinches.
2.
pinchers, (usually used with a plural verb) pincers.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English pynchar niggard. See pinch, -er2
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Examples from the web for pincher
  • Strengthen your resolve by tapping your inner penny-pincher.
  • Even camping--that mainstay of penny-pincher vacations--might look different this year, thanks to gas prices.
  • The other claw is called the pincher or ripper claw and is used to tear food apart.
  • The excavator with the pincher attachment was exchanged for a second grabble attachment.
Slang definitions & phrases for pincher

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Related Terms

penny-pincher


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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