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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


More Vocab Words

::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
::: slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
::: dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
::: dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
::: agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
::: chronic - long established as a disease
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
::: winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)