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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person

More Vocab Words

::: exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
::: impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
::: overthrow - topple; N.
::: duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
::: rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next