Translation of penny-pinching in Spanish:
- [person] cicatero, tacaño, agarrado [colloquial/familiar], amarrete (South America/América del Sur) [colloquial/familiar]; [policy] cicateroExample sentences
- Running one would only be a waste of taxpayers' money, which I'm sure our penny-pinching scheme opposers would find horrific!
- Traditionally, backpackers haven't had two baht to rub together, and joining their number has meant submitting yourself to an unremitting grind of penny-pinching international poverty.
- Owners of 43 homes - 75 per cent of the beds available - say they are being pushed to the brink of bankruptcy by a penny-pinching council that will not pay a fair price.
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