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Cheapskate

A slang term for a person or organization that spends less than it needs to. For example, a dentist who consistently orders an insufficient supply of cotton balls for patients' mouths may be considered a cheapskate. Being a cheapskate may cause more problems than it solves.
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If your foremost ambition is giving money away to children or grandchildren, to friends, to charity, being a cheapskate makes that all the more possible as well.
ONE sure way of telling if your boyfriend is a cheapskate.
I lOVE football, but it seems to be full of cheapskates.
Mrs Cooper said: "The British Government are cheapskates.
An expert said: "They are cheapskates, following the letter of the law but certainly not the spirit.
The Sloans' entrepreneurial fervor has infected their children: son and daughter Scott and Chelsea Sloan have brought the resale concept to sophisticated and fashion-conscious teenagers and young adults with Uptown Cheapskate.
Uptown Cheapskate resale shops are designed with trendy fixtures and a teen-friendly vibe.
While 70 percent of the items at Uptown Cheapskate are used, the other 30 percent are new products purchased in close-out sales from high-quality vendors like The Gap, Urban Outfitters and American Eagle.