penny-pinching

noun
pen·ny-pinch·ing | \ˈpe-nē-ˌpin-chiŋ \

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penny-pincher \ˈpe-nē-ˌpin-chər \ noun
penny-pinching adjective

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Synonyms

economy, frugality, husbandry, parsimony, providence, scrimping, skimping, thrift

Antonyms

wastefulness

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First Known Use of penny-pinching

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of penny-pinching was in 1935

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