Simple Definition of skinflint
: a person who hates to spend money
Full Definition of skinflint
: a person who would save, gain, or extort money by any means : miser
Examples of skinflint in a sentence
She is a penny-pinching skinflint.
<the team's owner is a skinflint whose penny-pinching ways keeps the team from acquiring any real talent>
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