cheeseparing

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Verb[edit]

cheeseparing

  1. Present participle of cheesepare.

Adjective[edit]

cheeseparing (comparative more cheeseparing, superlative most cheeseparing)

  1. niggardly, stingy

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Noun[edit]

cheeseparing (plural cheeseparings)

  1. A small fragment or sliver.
    • 1841, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (volume 50, page 740)
      For this reason I publish it periodically in parts, and in the light unrestrained form of conversation, as best adapted for the convenience of those who can only read at odd hours during the cheeseparings of time.