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See definition of penny-pincher on Dictionary.com
  • as inmiser
  • as inScrooge
  • as inskinflint
  • as intightwad
  • as inpenny pincher

synonyms for penny-pincher

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

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  • spender
  • spendthrift
  • waster
  • wastrel
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        How to use penny-pincher 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
        Pincher looked wistfully up in her face, and seemed to understand that something was wrong with his mistress.
        THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
        At the gate which led from the court-yard, he encountered Pincher, whom he had not seen since Dorothy left.
        THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
        "That's a cross dog of yours," cried the woman, kicking at Pincher, with her heavy nailed boots.
        THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
        Pincher, who followed close at her heels, gave an ominous growl, and burst off into a fresh paroxysm of barking.
        THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
        Dorothy descended from her lofty perch on the stool, and met the red gleaming eyes of Pincher intently watching all her movements.
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        WORDS RELATED TO PENNY-PINCHER

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