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cheapskatenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtʃiːp.skeɪt/ informal disapproving
(Definition of cheapskate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cheapskatenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʃipˌskeɪt/
someone ​unwilling to give or ​spend any ​money: That cheapskate won’t ​evenpay for a ​postagestamp.
(Definition of cheapskate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cheapskate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 吝啬鬼,小气鬼, 守财奴…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吝嗇鬼,小氣鬼, 守財奴…
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