English version

miser

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmisermi‧ser /ˈmaɪzə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  GENEROUS#someone who is not generous and does not like spending moneymiserly
Examples from the Corpus
miserSir Ralph, he thought, was probably a miser.Everyone said Mr Henny was a miser who had thousands of pounds hidden under his bed.So why should a man more used to glamorous roles want to play a mean old miser?My uncle was a terrible miser - he would walk in lashing rain rather than pay a bus fare.He drools over them, like that miser.Henry was not the miser which later historians have labelled him.A typical miser, he hid his money in the house in various places.
From Longman Business Dictionarymisermi‧ser /ˈmaɪzə-ər/ noun [countable] a person, organization, country etc that hates spending moneyThis country is a miser when it comes to research and development spending in engineering.miserly adjectiveTeachers complain they already work long hours for miserly pay.
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