scrooge


scrooge

noun, often capitalized \ˈskrüj\

Definition of SCROOGE

:  a miserly person

Examples of SCROOGE

  1. <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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