from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A stingy person; a miser.
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- n. Someone who stingily avoids spending money.
- n. By extension, someone who doesn't give freely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a miserly person
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.