noun, plural pinch·pen·nies.
a miser or niggard.
stingy; miserly; niggardly.
Origin of pinchpenny
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Related Words for pinchpennyfrugal, miserly, thrifty, greedy, selfish, ungenerous, saving, penny-pinching, sparing, near, grasping, close, narrow, mean, grudging, stiff, tightwad, harpy, Scrooge, churl
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Contemporary Examples of pinchpenny
If this is a pinchpenny conservative, what is a spendthrift liberal?How Obama Can Buy Off Mitch McConnell
January 11, 2009
noun plural -nies
a miserly person; niggard
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