scrooge

noun, often capitalized \ ˈskrüj \

Definition of scrooge

: a miserly person

Examples of scrooge in a Sentence

  1. her father is a real scrooge and refuses to pay her way through college, even though he can easily afford it

Origin and Etymology of scrooge

Ebenezer Scrooge, character in the story A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens



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