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Definitions and Synonyms of penny-pinching | Another word for penny-pinching | What is penny-pinching?

Definition 1: extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for penny-pinching in the sense of this definition

(penny-pinching is a kind of ...) prudence in avoiding waste

Definition 2: giving or spending with reluctance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where penny-pinching or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our cheeseparing administration
  • very close (or near) with his money
  • a penny-pinching miserly old man

Synonyms for penny-pinching in the sense of this definition

(penny-pinching is similar to ...) unwilling to spend (money, time, resources, etc.)

"she practices economy without being stingy" "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"

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