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penny pincher

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noun
  1. a miserly, niggardly, or stingy person.
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Origin of penny pincher

First recorded in 1920–25
Related formspen·ny-pinch·ing, noun, adjective
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Idioms and Phrases with penny pincher

penny pincher

see pinch pennies.

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