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skinflint

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a mean grasping person who is usually stingy with money
  • the team's owner is a skinflint whose penny-pinching ways keep the team from acquiring any real talent

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The first known use of skinflint was circa 1699

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“Skinflint.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skinflint. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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