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What does "cheapskate" mean?

Vocabulary Word: cheapskate

1. Definition (n.) person who tries not to spend money; person who prefers to save their money

Examples My dad is a cheapskate. For my birthday, he only gave me five bucks!

Examples Sally is a bit of a cheapskate. She didn’t even want to pay for a cup of coffee.

Examples I don’t mind being called a cheapskate because I am able to save most of my money.

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johnSuper Member!

United States

My friend is such a cheapskate, he never carries money so we always have to pay for him!

07:44 PM Apr 13 2013 |

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

a cheapskate person doesn’t splurge at all.

(informal) one who is stingy, miser.

05:27 PM Apr 13 2013 |

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