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Meaning of CHEESEPARING

Pronunciation:  'cheez`pehring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
 

CHEESEPARING is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: close, near, penny-pinching, stingy, ungenerous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cheese"par`ing\, n.
A thin portion of the rind of a cheese. -- a. Scrimping;
mean; as, cheeseparing economy.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: canny, careful, chary, cheap, chinchy, chintzy, close, closefisted, conserving, cooling, cooling down, cooling off, curtailment, cutback, economic, economization, economizing, economy, economy of assumption, economy of means, elegance, exiguous, forehanded, frugal, frugal to excess, frugality, grudging, illiberal, infrequent, labor-saving, law of parsimony, low growth rate, meager, mean, miserly, money-saving, niggardly, overfrugal, parsimonious, parsimoniousness, parsimony, penny-pinching, penny-wise, penny-wise and pound-foolish, penurious, piddling, pinching, poor, provident, prudent, prudential, rare, reduction of expenses, reduction of spending, retrenchment, saving, scamping, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, Scotch, scraping, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom met with, seldom seen, shabby, skimping, skimpy, slim, slowdown, spare, sparing, sparse, spotty, sprinkled, stingy, stinting, thin, thrifty, tight, tightfisted, time-saving, too frugal, unwasteful
 

 

 

 

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