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Word: skinflint

Definition: miser; stingy person


More Vocab Words

::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
::: tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
::: vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
::: altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
::: compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
::: bearing - deportment; connection
::: insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
::: wastrel - waster; profligate