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

  • adj. Giving or spending money grudgingly; stingy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

  • adj. giving or spending with reluctance
  • n. extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily


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