She is hard and penurious, and would hardly give him a guinea to keep him from starving.
His clothing appeared to indicate a penurious, grasping nature.
But now his mother sits alone by the side of Fontainebleau woods, where he gathered mushrooms in his hardy and penurious youth.
She was so penurious, that she did not give me what was necessary to sustain life.
But while the owner of Doughoregan Manor was careful, he was not penurious.
Could she consent to be his wife in his present penurious situation?
He was an old, penurious nasty body, that bought a young wife wi his filthy siller.
It's a gift with me not to be penurious with my conversation.
"Yep," said Mr. Lamson, who was too penurious to waste words.
Beware alike of penurious hoarding and selfish extravagance.