miserly sort

miserly sort

Someone disinclined to spend or part with money; a skinflint. My date was awful. He's such a miserly sort that he told me to fill up on bread so I wouldn't want to order a full meal.
See also: sort
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That apart, since RW was a miserly sort, he rode the machine only when a downward slope came along and the gradient rather than petrol helped in propelling the heavy duty bike.