pen·ny-pinch | \ ˈpenēˌpinch\
Definition of penny-pinch
: to give out money to in a niggardly manner takes a sinister but fascinating kind of joy in … penny-pinching his own family— James Yaffe : deprive of funds by petty economy penny-pinched himself out of … millions of dollars— S. N. Behrman
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showing great care, attention, and effort
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