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English definition of “penny-pinching”

penny-pinching

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈpen.iˌpɪn.tʃɪŋ/ us  
unwilling to spend money: I became tired of his penny-pinching friends.Mean with money
penny-pinching
noun [U] uk   us  
Local residents have accused the council of penny-pinching.Mean with money
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