Definition of Skinflints

1. Noun. (plural of skinflint) ¹



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Definition of Skinflints

1. skinflint [n] - See also: skinflint

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skinflints

skin up
skin worm
skin worms
skin writing
skinbound
skinbound disease
skincare
skincares
skinch
skinched
skinches
skinching
skinflick
skinflicks
skinflint
skinflints (current term)
skinfold
skinfold thickness
skinfolds
skinfood
skinfoods
skinful
skinfuls
skinhead
skinheadism
skinheads
skink
skinked
skinker
skinkers

Literary usage of Skinflints

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1. Nugae Litterariae: Or, Brief Essays on Literary, Social, and Other Themes by William Mathews (1896)
"... brandishing it before the company, '' with that in my hand, I can travel in perfect safety from one end of the United States to the other' " skinflints ..."

2. The Life of Mansie Wauch: Tailor in Dalkeith by David Macbeth Moir (1868)
"... played flee down to try the strength of Misses skinflints'. ... incapacitated her from making a similar attack on that of the Misses skinflints. ..."

3. The Book Buyer by Charles Scribner's Sons (1898)
"The odor of the " tract," wherein drunkards are always made repentant and skinflints tender-hearted and sinners to yearn for conversion, ..."

4. The Economist and General Adviser (1825)
"And then the Misses skinflints— for knowledge of anatomy — their cutting up a ... I lost mine entirely in about a fortnight that I staid at Lady skinflints. ..."

5. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1897)
"This is the class of skinflints, and all such people whose names are derived from an excessive unwillingness to give to anybody. Others again are induced to ..."

6. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"... Solid, or slim, or bold, or finical, Arcades in tiers, strings, cornices, and bande,' All are submitted to these skinflints' hands ; Tints perish that ..."

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