cheapskate


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a cheap skate

Someone who is reluctant to spend money. Oh, he'll never pay for a fancy hotel suite like that—he's a real cheap skate.
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cheapskate

(ˈtʃipsket)
n. a miserly person; a very cheap person. (see also piker.) A 5 percent tip! What a cheapskate!
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Uptown Cheapskate, a high-end consignment franchise that caters to young adults, started with just one store in downtown Salt Lake City, but has since expanded to two other stores in Utah--Sugar House and Murray--and to 16 other states.
8220;We always look forward to our Summer Cheapskate Marathons
But I came by my present attitude towards expenditure honestly and can even boast of being a third-generation cheapskate.
Liz called me a cheapskate yesterday after catching me buying a 49p Valentine's card from Asda.
Or perhaps I'm just an old cheapskate who is old enough to remember when guns were affordable, even for the common working stiff or retiree.
What are you, some kind of cheapskate who doesn't want to support aviation?
Personal finance expert and self-proclaimed cheapskate Jeff Yeager, who declares that "cheap is the new cool," will sign books and talk about his work at 6 p.
An ex of mine once bought me what I thought was an incredibly expensive box of choccies, though now I know you can spend pounds 1,000, he was a cheapskate in comparison.
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Woolton artist and musician Cheapskate certainly doesn't seem to think so.
WELL done, Luke Edwards (The Journal, February 4), for laying bare the cheapskate buy 'em in and sell 'em on policy which Mike Ashley has adopted at Newcastle United.
I was expecting some great revelation, like the equipment was finally going to become affordable--just what my cheapskate self was hoping for--or that new agreement had been reached on a final standard.
Fun Fact: After failed attempts to stop the fun, the cheapskate city council recently granted EZ-7 official skatepark status.
It's vaguely because he only does projects he is interested in, charges more than cheapskate rates, and is probably a tad too innovative for straight business sites.
Evan knows his dad is a cheapskate but definitely not a murderer, and he sets out with his best friends Ruben and Erika to clear his father's name.