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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Extreme care in spending money adj. - Giving or spending with reluctance.

Usage examples (38)
  • That penny-pinching state of affairs can't last forever.
  • But even here, I often follow a penny-pinching approach.
  • In this building, Dennis Kozlowski is a penny-pinching miser.
  • Despite the penny-pinching, we remain a highly optimistic people. for more
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