Definición de Scrooge-like en inglés:

Scrooge-like

Saltos de línea: Scrooge-like

adjetivo

(Of a person or their behaviour) miserly; mean with money: civic leaders were branded Scrooge-like for axeing their festive budget
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The office Christmas party is in decline, with fears of litigation and Scrooge-like attitudes dampening the traditional festive atmosphere.
  • He maintains a Scrooge-like demeanour to make it clear he's not feeling festive - and that you shouldn't either.
  • Did he not wish to been seen as Scrooge-like, withholding money that is currently earmarked for the least wealthy in the community?

Origen

1970s: from the miserly character Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens's novel A Christmas Carol (1843).

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adjective
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