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Meaning of PENNY-PINCHING

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
  2. [adj]  giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
 

PENNY-PINCHING is a 14 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: cheeseparing, close, near, parsimoniousness, parsimony, stingy, thrift, ungenerous
 
 See Also: frugality, frugalness

 

 

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 Related Terms: avarice, avaricious, cheap, cheapness, cheeseparing, close, closefisted, closefistedness, closeness, hardfisted, hardfistedness, hoarding, illiberal, illiberality, miserliness, miserly, near, nearness, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, pinchfisted, pinching, save-all, stinginess, stingy, tight, tight purse strings, tightfisted, tightfistedness, tightness, ungenerosity, ungenerous
 

 

 

 

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