Definition of Scrooge

1. Noun. A selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend.

Exact synonyms: Churl, Niggard, Skinflint
Generic synonyms: Hoarder
Specialized synonyms: Pinchgut
Derivative terms: Niggardly

Definition of Scrooge

1. Proper noun. The fictional character Ebenezer Scrooge of Dickens’s ''A Christmas Carol''. ¹

2. Noun. A miserly, selfish person, comparable to the fictional character Ebenezer Scrooge of Dickens’s ''A Christmas Carol''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrooge

1. a miserly person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrooge

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Literary usage of Scrooge

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1. Reading and Elocution: Theoretical and Practical by Anna Randall Diehl (1876)
"scrooge and he were partners for I don't know how many years. scrooge was his sole executor, his sole administrator his sole assign, his sole residuary ..."

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