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Meaning of MISER

Pronunciation:  'mIzur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)

MISER is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: cheapskate, hoarder, tightwad



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mi"ser\, n. [L. miser wretched, miserable; cf. Gr. ?
hate, ?, ? to hate: cf. It. & Sp. misero wretched,
1. A wretched person; a person afflicted by any great
   misfortune. [Obs.] --Spenser.

         The woeful words of a miser now despairing. --Sir P.

2. A despicable person; a wretch. [Obs.] --Shak.

3. A covetous, grasping, mean person; esp., one having
   wealth, who lives miserably for the sake of saving and
   increasing his hoard.

         As some lone miser, visiting his store, Bends at his
         treasure, counts, recounts it o'er.   --Goldsmith.

4. A kind of large earth auger. --Knight.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or dreaming that you are a miser indicates a low sense of self-worth. You may be limiting yourself and not recognizing your full potential and the resources that are available to you.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accumulator, bill collector, cheapskate, churl, collection agent, collector, connoisseur, curmudgeon, douanier, dunner, exciseman, farmer, gatherer, glutton, hog, magpie, muckworm, niggard, pack rat, penny pincher, pig, piker, pinchfist, pinchgut, pinchpenny, save-all, scrooge, Silas Marner, skin, skinflint, stiff, tax collector, tightwad