Meaning of “pinch pennies” in the English Dictionary

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"pinch pennies" in British English

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pinch pennies

UK also pinch and scrape old-fashioned

to spend as little money as possible:

When we were first married we had to pinch pennies just to get by.

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

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