penny-pinching

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penny-pinching (comparative more penny-pinching, superlative most penny-pinching)

  1. reluctant to spend money; close-fisted

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penny-pinching (plural penny-pinchings)

  1. reluctance to spend money; thrift or parsimony
  2. Instance of extreme economy.

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