A person who spends as little money as possible; a miser.
- Scots are dispelling their stereotype of being skinflints who hoard their money and live austere lives.
- A $100-million subway was planned in 1912, but city skinflints said they ‘lacked the necessary authorization.’
- ‘They have a reputation for being skinflints with no respect for decent pay and conditions,’ he said.
miser, penny-pincher, Scrooge, pinchpenny
informal money-grubber, cheapskate, tightwad, piker
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