cheapskate

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Etymology[edit]

From cheap +‎ skate(contemptible person). Compare blatherskite.

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 does not give freely.
    My mum is such a cheapskate that she didn't lend me money to go shopping.

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