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English definition of “miser”
/ˈmɑɪ·zər/ n [C]
› someone who has a great desire to possess money and hates to spend it, sometimes living like a poor person because of this: On environmental spending, the president is a miser. miserly
/ˈmɑɪ·zər·li/ adj › My father was pretty miserly.