as in miser
a mean grasping person who is usually stingy with money we've ended up treating that penny-pincher to dinner three times and she's never once offered to pay

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“Penny-pincher.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/penny-pincher. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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