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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend.

Usage examples (35)
  • Eilert, though, is known as a skinflint, and that sells in times like these.
  • He didn't seem to be too bothered by his 'skinflint' reputation.
  • But you know you have now made Bubba's "skinflint" list for having even made a complaint about it.
  • 'skinflint' husband after 12 largely unhappy years of marriage, that he hit her head with a hammer at least seven times. for more
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