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miser

noun [C]  /ˈmɑɪ·zər/ us  
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
adjective  /ˈmɑɪ·zər·li/ us  
My father was pretty miserly.
Translations of “miser”
in Spanish avaro…
in French avare…
in German der Geizhals…
in Chinese (Traditional) 守財奴,財迷, 吝嗇鬼,小氣鬼…
in Chinese (Simplified) 守财奴,财迷, 吝啬鬼,小气鬼…
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