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penny–pinching

adjective

penny–pinching

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of penny–pinching

  1. 1 careful management of material resources they'll have to practice some penny-pinching if they want to save for a house Synonyms of penny–pinching frugality, husbandry, parsimony, penny-pinching, providence, scrimping, skimping, thriftWords Related to penny–pinching conservation, saving; miserliness, niggardliness, stinginess; belt-tightening, retrenchment; discretion, forehandedness, prudence; austerity, moderation, restraint, temperanceNear Antonyms of penny–pinching extravagance, improvidence, lavishness, prodigality, squanderingAntonyms of penny–pinching diseconomy, wastefulness

  2. 2 the quality or practice of being overly sparing with money reusing your tea bags is perhaps taking penny-pinching too far Synonyms of penny–pinching cheapness, cheeseparing, closeness, miserliness, niggardliness, penny-pinching, penuriousness, pinching, stinginess, tightfistedness, tightnessWords Related to penny–pinching conserving, economizing, economy, frugality, husbandry, providence, scrimping, skimping, thrift; conservation, saving; husbanding, managingNear Antonyms of penny–pinching bountifulness, bounty, generosity, largesse (also largess), liberality, openhandedness, openheartedness, philanthropy, unselfishness; extravagance, lavishness; dissipation, improvidence, prodigality, squandering, wastefulness


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