penny pincher

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penny pincher

Someone who is extremely frugal, niggardly, or miserly with their 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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FLICK AND JULIE: POP-UP PENNY PINCHERS July 24 Old Joint Stock Theatre Join Flick and Julie in their pop-up, one-stop, money-saving advice shop for an evening of comedy sketches and songs.
We wish to thank our wonderful sponsors who makes our dreams come true and inspire the nation to greatness, Fruit & Veg, Old Mutual, Manica, Penny Pinchers, Panel to Panel, Stephan Lofty Eaton Properties and a special thank you to Disability Sport Namibia who secured N$ 50 000.
To help with customers' moving adventures, Gerald Burt, owner of Penny Pinchers Flea Market, made the decision to further serve the local De Queen community by opening as a U-Haul dealer.
If the short-sighted penny pinchers at Cardiff council who have slashed funding for the Welsh Proms had cast a cloud over this year's event, the admirably determined and inspired conductor and Welsh Proms founder Owain Arwel Hughes soon banished it.
Scotland keeper Matt Gilks has branded Blackpool penny pinchers after ending his six–year stay at the club.
Special Features include: The Making of Penny Pinchers, Q&A with Song Joong-ki and Han Ye-seul, press conference, poster shoot, VIP premiere footage, original South Korean trailers, and cast and crew bios, plus additional 5 Points Pictures trailers.
It invited the skinflint penny pinchers who think everything boils down to money to have a go at her.
Safety/return-to-work programs are all the rage these days, particularly in a soft economy when the ascendant penny pinchers back at corporate headquarters have both ears of the C-suite.
The penny pinchers took over social policy and programs.
SIMI VALLEY - Antique hunters are waiting to see what will become of Penny Pinchers, a huge emporium in the middle of Simi Valley where shoppers enter a time warp, unsure of what they will find.
Our water-only custom was welcomed with courtesy in every hotel, bar and pub we visited and if the staff thought we were tight-fisted penny pinchers they were polite enough to keep it to themselves.
8-litre C-MAX offers plenty ofperformance for the driving enthusiast, plus low running costs to please penny pinchers.
They suddenly have become pound and penny pinchers.
Send your suggestions to Penny Pinchers, Sunday Mercury, Colmore Circus, Birmingham B4 6AZ or send your e-mails to SundayMercury@mrn.