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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Cheapskates typically aren't brand loyal; they like to shop around for the best deal.
Since Uptown Cheapskate's inception, Carroll has garnered several awards, including being named to Inc.'s 30 Under 30 list in 2013 and Forbes' 30 Under 30 list in the retail/e-commerce sector for 2015.
To participate in WTSO and WTSO's Cheapskate Marathon, visit www.WTSO.com and create a free account.
Among many other benefits, it allows career cheapskates much greater scope for generosity.
It turned out the thief was not some rival paper or cheapskate reader, but a Labrador retriever who'd been fetching newspapers and hiding them in his owner's yard.
Cheapskate: infects venture capitalists, forcing them to open their purse strings again.
Like Roger Smith, Iacocca, a notorious cheapskate, is seen greedily trying to further pad his bulging pockets and pleading for continued use of the company jet as the board finally pushes him out the door.
The cheapskate role of "subbies" has long been known in the construction industry, but it's spreading everywhere, including the public services.
"We will end the cheapskate economy where millions are pushed into low-paid, insecure jobs" A pledge by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "Jeremy Corbyn is undoubtedly the most unintentionally comic figure ever to have led the Labour Party" Charles Moore, Margaret Thatcher's biographer "He's an extraordinary actor and I think he's the best modern Bond that we have had and I desperately want him back.
On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 they will run their quarterly Cheapskate Marathon online wine event.
He is a self-confessed cheapskate, and no matter how extreme the procedures can be, he's all game for the money.
At first, the prices at ScaffoldMart's Web site made it seem like a cheapskate's paradise.
The Sloans' entrepreneurial fervor has infected their children: son and daughter Scott and Chelsea Sloan have brought the resale concept to sophisticated and fashion-conscious teenagers and young adults with Uptown Cheapskate. The first store opened near The Gateway shopping complex two years ago.
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A plan by NHS that will result in all hospital appointments calls being outsourced to Indian call centres has been slammed by critics as 'cheapskate'.
Budget airline Flylo's cheapskate owner Omar Baba's enterprising scheme to charge extra for emergency lifebelts was pure genius.