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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A very stingy person.

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  • n. One who spends little money; one who is very frugal or cautious with money.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a penurious person; a miser; a niggard. The latter phrase is now obsolete.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who is excessively careful with money (who pinches every penny before letting go of it)

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