Meaning of cheapskate

cheap•skate

Pronunciation: (chēp'skāt"), [key]
— n., v., -skat•ed, -skat•ing.
—n.
  1. a person who is stingy and miserly.
—v.i.
  1. to act in a stingy or miserly way.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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