scrooging

scrooge

[skrooj]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), scrooged, scrooging.
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Scrooge (skruːdʒ)
 
n
a mean or miserly person
 
[C19: after a character in Dickens' story A Christmas Carol (1843)]

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scrooge
generic for "miser," 1940, from curmudgeonly character in Dickens' 1843 story "A Christmas Carol." It does not appear to be a genuine Eng. surname.
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