cheeseparing


cheese·par·ing

noun \-ˌper-iŋ\

Definition of CHEESEPARING

1
:  something worthless or insignificant
2
:  miserly economizing
cheeseparing adjective

Examples of CHEESEPARING

  1. <Ebenezer Scrooge is portrayed as a taskmaster so dedicated to cheeseparing that he would prefer that his employees freeze to death rather than splurge on heat.>

First Known Use of CHEESEPARING

1597

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