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penny-pinching

adjective

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penny-pinching

noun

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1 careful management of material resources
  • they'll have to practice some penny-pinching if they want to save for a house

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2 the quality or practice of being overly sparing with money
  • reusing your tea bags is perhaps taking penny-pinching too far

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The first known use of penny-pinching was in 1935

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“Penny-pinching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/penny-pinching. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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