Extremely careful or mean with money: cheese-paring methods necessitated by desperate shortages
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- I can't honestly think of any other reason for the latest mean-spirited, cheese-paring cut revealed by the Irish Examiner today.
- It is symptomatic of an unacceptable cheese-paring attitude to contemplate immediate reduction in the judicial resource in the Court of Appeal.
- In my best and politest southern British accent, I profusely apologised and prostrated myself at the mercy of these cheeseparing economists.
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Definition of cheese-paring in:
- The US English dictionary