HyperDic: cheeseparing

English > 1 sense of the word cheeseparing:
ADJECTIVEallcheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinnygiving or spending with reluctance
English > cheeseparing: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningGiving or spending with reluctance.
Example"our cheeseparing administration"
Synonymsclose, near, penny-pinching, skinny
Broaderstingy, ungenerousUnwilling to spend
Spanishrácano
Catalangarrepa

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