pinchpenny

adjective
pinch·​pen·​ny | \ ˈpinch-ˌpe-nē How to pronounce pinchpenny (audio) \

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her pinchpenny parents aren't likely to loan her the money she needs for the down payment

First Known Use of pinchpenny

1582, in the meaning defined above

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“Pinchpenny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinchpenny. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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