from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mean-spirited miserly person; a skinflint.
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- proper n. The fictional character Ebenezer Scrooge of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as scrouge.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
After Ebenezer Scrooge, miserly protagonist of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)