Definition of scrooge
: a miserly person
Examples of scrooge
<her father is a real scrooge and refuses to pay her way through college, even though he can easily afford it>
Origin of scrooge
Ebenezer Scrooge, character in the story A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens
First Known Use: 1899
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