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skinflint

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishskinflintskin‧flint /ˈskɪnˌflɪnt/ noun [countable] informal 🔊 🔊 GENEROUS#someone who hates spending money or giving it away – used to show disapproval syn miser
Examples from the Corpus
skinflintThey live in the nine skinflint boroughs - mostly Tory authorities - which have scrapped their school meals service on cost grounds.Dolly's a bit of an old skinflint.Grandad went to work for a farmer who was rather an old skinflint.We waited for the old skinflint to find his wallet and pay us our money.
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