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Synonyms of penny-pinching

Noun


1. parsimony, parsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinching, frugality, frugalness

usage: extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily

Verb


1. penny-pinch, nickel-and-dime, spend, expend, drop

usage: spend money frugally; spend as little as possible

Adjective


1. cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny, stingy (vs. generous), ungenerous

usage: giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"

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