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On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to penurious, such as: avaricious, cheap, chintzy, close-fisted, costive, and curmudgeonly.

How to use penurious in a sentence

  • Not observing that the President Rose, who was very penurious, had put his money in the hat, he presented it to him a second time.

  • There are beings so dejected—so penurious—that this swearing constitutes their whole store of worldly opulence.

  • No; but even in the most penurious times it was kings who were the patrons.

    The New Society | Walther Rathenau

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