cheapskate


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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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Take it from me, maintaining a true cheapskate lifestyle isn't easy, but bargain retailers, such as Ollie's, make finding the things we need at prices we can afford much more manageable.
Shop on holiday weekends, advises Traci Rozhon, author of the Cheapskate Millionaire's Guide to Bargain Hunting in the Big Apple (Times Books, $14).
They're also being given away free with Persil washing powder - but cheapskate mums and dads have been tearing them off packets without paying for the powder.
Britain is rapidly becoming the cheapskate capital of the world.
The nicked stock was worth pounds 4000 and police believe the knocked-off knickers will be sold to cheapskate romantics to give to their partners.
His father, Jerry (Grant Shaud, channeling Bruno Kirby at his most amusingly weasly), is a cheapskate dentist; mother Charlotte serves as either the ditz or the voice of reason as the occasion requires.
Now, she helps others avoid financial disaster in The Best of the Cheapskate Monthly (St.
Knocked out, caught by the Dingles, learning of one's intended's cheapskate plans.
National secretary Brian Strutton said: "We are very disappointed with this cheapskate offer.
But the Manchester United star came across as a cheapskate when a newspaper revealed last week how he had arranged for a group of youngsters to work on his Brit flick.
Woolton artist and musician Cheapskate certainly doesn't seem to think so.
As Kid to Kid and Uptown Cheapskate slowly become the "Disneyland" of the resale industry--and tough economic times have consumers scrambling for bargains--plan to see more used clothing stores coming to a shopping center near you.
When it comes to suppliers, British Gas might claim to be the cheapest - but that doesn't stop it looking like a cheapskate.
Maybe you're just a run of the mill cheapskate (kinda like us).
These days, Mike earns his keep working in the shop, where he's constantly bickering with his cheapskate dad and his eccentric co-worker Tony (Cool Aide).