Definition of Cheapskate

1. Noun. A miserly person.

Exact synonyms: Tightwad
Generic synonyms: Miser



Definition of Cheapskate

1. Noun. Someone who stingily avoids spending money. ¹

2. Noun. By extension, someone who doesn't give freely. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheapskate

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheapskate

cheapie
cheapies
cheaping
cheapish
cheapishly
cheapjack
cheapjacks
cheaply
cheapness
cheapnesses
cheapo
cheapos
cheaps
cheapshot
cheapshots
cheapskate (current term)
cheapskates
cheapstead
cheapy
chear
cheare
chearful
cheat
cheat code
cheat codes
cheat on
cheat sheet
cheat sheets
cheatable

Literary usage of Cheapskate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to Costa Rica by Bruce Conord (2005)
"Not to mention sticky fingers. Get it before you go or download the PDF file. If you're a cheapskate, there's a free map - filled with ads but very useable ..."

2. Adventure Guide by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"... they won't be calculating the percentage to see if you're a cheapskate or not! What's In a Name! In the United States the terms bistro, brasserie and ..."

3. Unauthorized Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows News: Harry Potter Book by W. Frederick Zimmerman (2005)
"And what a cheapskate. Gjw weighed in: Just a personal note: I've always found it reprehensible when merchants take advantage of a person's desperation to ..."

4. Soldiers of the Legion: Trench Etched by Legionnaire Bowe, who is John Bowe by John Bowe, Charles L. MacGregor (1918)
"Yes, he was an American, and had been ten months without a furlough. He had been out in front sniping all the afternoon. That cheapskate sergeant, who is ..."

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