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penny-pinching
American English: /ˈpɛni ˌpɪntʃɪŋ/
British English: /ˈpɛnɪpɪntʃɪŋ/

Translation of penny-pinching in Spanish:

adjective

  • (policy)
    cicatero
    Example 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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