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synonyms for miser

  • Scrooge
  • cheapskate
  • harpy
  • hoarder
  • moneygrubber
  • stiff
  • tightwad
  • churl
  • penny-pincher
  • pinchfist
  • pinchpenny

antonyms for miser

MOST RELEVANT
  • spender
  • spendthrift
  • waster
  • wastrel
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How to use miser in a sentence

M was a Miser, and hoarded up gold; N was a Nobleman, gallant and bold.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
A noted miser boasted that he had lost five shillings without uttering a single complaint.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
A spendthrift rallying a miser, among other things, said, "I'll warrant these buttons on your coat were your great-grandfather's."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
A miser having heard of another still more parsimonious than himself, waited on him to gain instruction.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
She shall see what it will cost her, the old miser; and you know I have always been most amiable with her.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
No miser ever had a more cheerful and happy hour than I had as I read the betting-book at Thwaites'.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The house looked like the residence of a miser who would not lay out a penny in keeping up appearances or in repairs.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
Miser Farnham put out a lean hand and gripped the virago's wrist so tightly that she screamed with pain.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Upon the rug crouched the haglike woman she had seen but a little while ago, cursing Miser Farnham in the old shanty.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
"It is too beautiful a day to die," returned the old miser, looking around him at the green grass and flowers and golden sunshine.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MISER

  • cheapskate
  • meanie
  • misanthrope
  • misanthropist
  • miser
  • moneygrubber
  • penny-pincher
  • tightwad
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