American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A stingy person; a miser.
- n. Someone who stingily avoids spending money.
- n. By extension, someone who doesn't give freely.
- n. a miserly person
- cheap + skate (fellow) (Wiktionary)
“Being a cheapskate is no crime but lying to congress is, a big “if” if he did.”
“Well, how did your boss like being called a cheapskate?”
“But be forewarned: If there's anything worse than being called a cheapskate by a significant other, it's being called a thoughtless cheapskate.”
“The cheapskate is a Jakun and known to abuse staff discounted tickets to regularly bring his whole family for holidays during his business trips.”
“Besides, what Christian wants to be known as a cheapskate?”
“You said that complaining of "cheapskate" boyfriends or husbands is common.”
“But it's a tad worrisome to a father who considers the epithet "cheapskate" to be praise.”
“I should not have said that the Most Wonderful Daughter in the Whole World was a 'cheapskate' because she is 'so not'!”
“Do I seem like the kind of cheapskate who would buy fakes when I can afford the real thing?”
“They’re often for things like mills or even worse for no-name cheapskate site owners whose referrals would mean little to nothing in higher paying markets.”
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