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miser

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noun mi·ser \ˈmī-zər\

Simple Definition of miser

  • : a person who hates to spend money : a very stingy person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of miser

  1. :  a mean grasping person; especially :  one who is extremely stingy with money

Examples of miser in a sentence

  1. <the miser liked to sit and play with his money>



Origin and Etymology of miser

Latin miser miserable


First Known Use: circa 1560


MISER Defined for Kids

miser

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noun mi·ser \ˈmī-zər\

Definition of miser for Students

  1. :  a stingy person who lives poorly in order to store away money





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