cheapskate

[ cheep-skeyt ]
/ ˈtʃipˌskeɪt /
Informal.

noun

a person who is stingy and miserly.

verb (used without object), cheap·skat·ed, cheap·skat·ing.

to act in a stingy or miserly way.

Origin of cheapskate

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; cheap + skate3
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cheapskate

/ (ˈtʃiːpˌskeɪt) /

noun

informal a miserly person
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