Noun(1) a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably
(1) Although Uncle Roger lives in a small ramshackle cottage that looks more like a rat-infested hovel, Colin believes the man is a miser , and is sure there's money that has been stashed away.(2) Now, before you begin forming the impression that my beloved is a bad-tempered miser , I must put you straight.(3) This looked and sounded like a Chancellor who was holding on to the Treasury windfalls like a miser hoarding his coins.(4) Like an old miser , however, he will give nothing away cheaply.(5) It is a myth that living like a miser will see you end up with a stash of gold.(6) a typical miser, he hid his money in the house in various places(7) After a tension-filled pause, Benny, a notorious miser and tightwad, said, ├ö├ç├┐I'm thinking, I'm thinking.├ö├ç├û(8) The bureau pores over its data like a miser in his cave with his treasure.(9) Once you start calculating how much fuel you are using and converting that into cash you will be halfway to becoming a fuel miser .(10) Instead, I shall bask in all this glory and hope it brings me new found arrogance, snobbery and untold riches so I can retire to Pismo Beach and be a happy miser .(11) He decides instead to take over an old miser 's nest egg.(12) Critics and journalists have often portrayed him as a miser or as an old lecher.(13) Scrooge is a hard, cold miser who spends his days counting his profits and wishing the world would leave him alone.(14) Come January, I'm freezing my credit card in a block of ice and becoming a miser .(15) He's also a terrible miser , hoarding gold in his attic while his poor young wife - who has agreed to the arrangement only to protect her woefully indebted father - wants for the smallest pat of butter.(16) This refers to a miser , perhaps the most despised of all types in a world where generosity is the yardstick by which humanity is measured.
1. penny-pincher ::
3. pinchpenny ::
4. skinflint ::
5. money-grubber ::
6. cheapskate ::
7. tightwad ::
8. piker ::
Different Formsmiser, miserly, misers
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