cheapskate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cheapskate a miserly person
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Usage

In literature:

Five thousand ain't enough and we ain't cheapskates.
"Gunman's Reckoning" by Max Brand
Of the two-fifty, you extract a dollar, feeling that the Senior Holden is a cheapskate.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
Within a few days I was beginning to think that magazine editors who pay ten cents a word for manuscripts were cheapskates.
"Four and Twenty Beds" by Nancy Vogel
D'you think we're goin' to let Chambers and his bunch think we're a lot o' cheapskates?
"To Him That Hath" by Leroy Scott
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In news:

E-mail Mary at mary@everydaycheapskate.com, or write to Everyday Cheapskate , PO Box 2135, Paramount, CA 90723.
And one male star is such a cheapskate he grabs ketchup and soy sauce packets from fast-food restaurants.
Does the NFL think Phil Anschutz is a cheapskate .
Folks who were lucky enough to be in New Orleans for Life@50+ National Event got a taste of the cheap life from AARP's savings expert and Ultimate Cheapskate Jeff Yeager.
"Cheapskates": Squeezing Every Last Dollar.
Inside, it's full-tilt family fun at cheapskate-friendly prices.
Chelsea Sloan doesn't want her retail franchise, Uptown Cheapskate, to get slammed with higher taxes.
TLC's Extreme Cheapskates Oct 16 Woman dumpster dives for food & doesn't use toilet paper (video).
Extreme Cheapskates' new season will premiere on TLC tomorrow night at 9 CST.
E-mail Mary at mary@everydaycheapskate.com, or write to Everyday Cheapskate, PO Box 2135, Paramount, CA 90723.
Who knew there were so many cheapskates out there.
The Cheapskate's Guide To Getting Free Stuff .
This cheapskate waiter-hating person I know gave me crap for using this space as a soapbox for the service industry, a crime to which I proudly plead guilty.
We're always on the lookout for bargain food and wine deals for our loyal Bites cheapskates, er, readers.
TLC Issues Casting Call for 'Extreme Cheapskates' — Dollars and Sense.
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