penny pincher


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penny pincher

Someone who is extremely frugal, niggardly, or miserly with his or her money; someone who is very unwilling or reluctant to spend. My ex-husband was such a penny pincher that, on the rare occasion we would go out to eat, he wouldn't even leave a tip! It was when I was completely broke in college that I became something of a penny pincher.
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GCG employees across the country participated in fundraisers such as penny pinchers, casual Fridays, GCG shirt and fleece jacket sales, and various functions sponsored by the company's employees.
But then along come the penny pinchers of the health board to take away that little crumb of comfort.
That last sentence will sound painful to the penny pinchers at the SFA.
The penny pinchers tried to keep the town from appropriating a nickel," said Mr.
A sense of humour is important, and no penny pinchers please.
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I should say from the outset that the a la carte menu is not for penny pinchers although bar meals are available at lunchtime.
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And, as an extra bonus for the penny pinchers - and who isn't with the scandalous rip-off petrol prices?
And they're finding that people with some means are frequently the biggest penny pinchers around.