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scrooge

(skrudʒ)
n. a stingy person; a penny-pincher. (From the character in Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.) Ask scrooge over there if you can borrow a quarter to call the cops.
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COM Helps Americans Beat Their Scrooge Tendencies during the Holiday Season; Debuts "Don't Get Scrooged in the Parking Lot" on YouTube
COM launches the first of its Scrooge Cam videos today on YouTube with "Don't Get Scrooged in the Parking Lot," which can be found at www.
SCROOGED C4, 1pm Bill Murray stars as Frank Cross, a penny-pinching TV executive whose career rests on producing a ratingsbusting version of A Christmas Carol (with US gymnast Mary Lou Retton as Tiny Tim).