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Detailed Synonyms for penny-pinching in English

penny-pinching:

penny-pinching adj

  1. penny-pinching
    – giving or spending with reluctance 1
    close; near; skinny; cheeseparing; penny-pinching
    – giving or spending with reluctance 1
    • close adj
      • very close (or near) with his money1
    • near adj
      • very close (or near) with his money1
    • skinny adj
    • cheeseparing adj
      • our cheeseparing administration1
    • penny-pinching adj
      • a penny-pinching miserly old man1

penny-pinching [the ~] noun

  1. the penny-pinching
    – extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily 1
    the thrift; the parsimony; the parsimoniousness; the penny-pinching
    – extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily 1

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Related Definitions for "penny-pinching":

  1. giving or spending with reluctance1
    • a penny-pinching miserly old man1
  2. extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily1

Related Synonyms for penny-pinching