penny-pinching love


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily.
  • adjective Scrimping; reluctant to spend money; stingy; miserly; same as cheesparing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective reluctant to spend money; close-fisted
  • noun reluctance to spend money; thrift or parsimony
  • noun Instance of extreme economy.

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

  • adjective giving or spending with reluctance
  • noun extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily


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