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

  • adj. Unwilling to give or spend money; penny-pinching.
  • adj. Characterized by scarcity of money: a pinchpenny economy.
  • n. A penny pincher.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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 miserly person.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A niggard.

Etymologies

pinch +‎ penny (Wiktionary)

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