cheapskate

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Etymology[edit]

cheap + skate (fellow)

Noun[edit]

cheapskate (plural cheapskates)

  1. Someone who stingily avoids spending money.
    He is such a cheapskate, he found that jumper in a dustbin.
  2. By extension, someone who doesn't give freely.
    My mum is such a cheapskate that she didn't lend me money to go shopping.

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