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synonyms for penny pinching

  • greedy
  • selfish
  • close
  • mercenary
  • penny-pinching
  • mingy
  • miserly
  • narrow
  • parsimonious
  • penurious
  • rapacious
  • scrimpy
  • stingy
  • tight
  • tight-fisted
  • mean
  • penny-pinching
  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • avid
  • close-fisted
  • covetous
  • desirous
  • extortionate
  • grabby
  • itchy
  • miserly
  • penurious
  • prehensile
  • rapacious
  • selfish
  • stingy
  • tightfisted
  • usurious
  • venal

antonyms for penny pinching

MOST RELEVANT
  • generous
  • unselfish
          • careless
          • incautious
          • spendthrift
          • wasteful
          • generous
          • lavish
          • uneconomical
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          How to use penny pinching in a sentence

          In 1603 it was ordered that one quart of best ale, or two of small, should be sold for one penny.
          SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
          Since the end of 1847, not a penny has come into his own pocket either through piano-playing and conducting, or through teaching.
          MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
          A system of supplying school-children with penny dinners is the latest philanthropic movement.
          SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
          In the same year he also manufactured two million penny tokens for our soldiers in Spain, which were not forbidden.
          SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
          The penny at that time was equal to a shilling of the present day, and would, relatively, purchase as much.
          SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
          The commissioners were unanimously of opinion it was a good fifteen-penny copy of the defendant's countenance.
          THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
          The jury handed down the verdict that the parsons were entitled to their back pay but awarded damages of one penny to each parson.
          HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
          Send out your invitations by a servant, or man hired for the purpose; do not trust them to despatch or penny post.
          THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
          In those cases it was very rarely that their heirs touched a penny, and certainly the Government reaped no advantage.
          THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
          Mother doesnt allow me to read any penny-dreadful story papers, magazines or books.
          THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
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          OCTOBER 26, 1985
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