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English definition of “penny-pinching”


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