cheapskate

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noun cheap·skate \ˈchēp-ˌskāt\

Definition of cheapskate

  1. :  a miserly or stingy person; especially :  one who tries to avoid paying a fair share of costs or expenses

Examples of cheapskate in a sentence

  1. <a cheapskate who lived like a pauper, she was reputedly the wealthiest woman in the U.S. at the time of her death>

1896

First Known Use of cheapskate

1896


CHEAPSKATE Defined for English Language Learners

cheapskate

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noun cheap·skate \ˈchēp-ˌskāt\

Definition of cheapskate for English Language Learners

  • : a person who does not like to spend money


CHEAPSKATE Defined for Kids

cheapskate

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noun cheap·skate \ˈchēp-ˌskāt\

Definition of cheapskate for Students

  1. :  a stingy person



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