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penny-pinching

adjective

  1. informal.
    excessively careful with money


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Derived Forms

  • ˈpenny-ˌpincher, noun

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Example Sentences

And yes, he is far from the only penny-pinching conservative in politics who also favors tax cuts for the wealthy.

CBS is a close, penny-pinching second, and CNBC wins the thrifty award for cable.

The middle class claims these women, expecting that each grand flourish be balanced by a penny-pinching gesture.

Hang these penny-pinching fathers, that cram wealth in innocent lamb-skins.

Of course, that shouldn't be—you construe that as you please, but if you think it is penny-pinching it may be.

That penny-pinching Skinner wants me to cut corners and get myself into trouble so he can fire me.

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