Meaning of “cheeseparing” in the English Dictionary

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"cheeseparing" in British English

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cheeseparingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʃiːzˌpeə.rɪŋ/ us /ˈtʃiːzˌper.ɪŋ/ UK disapproving

Examples from literature

  • He would read the papers and discuss the cheeseparing policy of the Government with some of his old chums, lunch at the club, play a game of dominoes or draughts, and return home in time for dinner. 

(Definition of “cheeseparing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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