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cheeseparing

noun

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the quality or practice of being overly sparing with money
  • Ebenezer Scrooge is portrayed as a taskmaster so dedicated to cheeseparing that he would prefer that his employees freeze to death rather than splurge on heat

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“Cheeseparing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cheeseparing. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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