miserliness

|ˈmʌɪzəlɪnɪs|

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Слово Дня - miserliness - скупость, скаредность, прижимистость

Description

hating to spend money; very small or too small in amount

Examples

  • the party earned a damaging reputation for miserliness by cutting pensions
  • The party also earned a damaging reputation for miserliness by cutting pensions and salaries and fostering economic alarmism.
  • the relative miserliness of the prizes involved
  • He was given a miserly raise.
  • …my brother, who is notoriously miserly, surprised us when he offered to pick up the tab…

 

Translation

  • скупость, скаредность, прижимистость
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