penny-pincher ˈpenny-ˌpincher noun [countable]
someone who does not like to spend money:

• Here are some ways that penny-pinchers can see the nation's biggest city on a small budget.

— penny-pinching adjective :

• discounts aimed at penny-pinching consumers

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penny-pincher UK US noun [C]
a person who is unwilling to spend money: »

He takes offense at the notion he's a penny-pincher, insisting all his workers are paid above minimum wage.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • penny pincher — A penny pincher is a mean person or who is very frugal …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • penny\ pincher — • penny pincher • penny pinching See: pinch pennies …   Словарь американских идиом

  • penny-pincher — penny pinching ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unwilling to spend money; miserly. ► NOUN ▪ miserliness. DERIVATIVES penny pincher noun …   English terms dictionary

  • penny pincher — n. a person who is extremely frugal or stingy penny pinching n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • penny pincher — noun someone who is excessively careful with money (who pinches every penny before letting go of it) • Hypernyms: ↑hoarder * * * noun : a niggardly or parsimonious person * * * penny pinching, n., adj. a miserly, niggardly, or stingy person.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • penny-pincher — n. someone who is very miserly; someone who objects to the expenditure of every penny. □ If you weren’t such a penny pincher, you’d have some decent clothes. □ Let’s elect some penny pinchers to Congress …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • penny pincher — noun One who spends little money; one who is very frugal or cautious with money. Over the years, he developed a reputation as a penny pincher who wouldnt spend money for anything …   Wiktionary

  • penny-pincher — noun informal A stingy or selfish person; miser. He spent so little money that he began to get the name of a penny pincher …   Словарь американских идиом

  • penny pincher — a person who spends carefully, a thrifty person    He used to be a penny pincher, but now he spends freely …   English idioms

  • penny pincher — [penny pinching] See: PINCH PENNIES …   Dictionary of American idioms

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