noun mi·ser \ˈmī-zər\

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

Full Definition of MISER

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

Examples of MISER

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

Origin of MISER

Latin miser miserable
First Known Use: circa 1560

Rhymes with MISER

MISER Defined for Kids


noun mi·ser \ˈmī-zər\

Definition of MISER for Kids

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


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