Definition of Cheeseparing

1. Adjective. Giving or spending with reluctance. "A penny-pinching miserly old man"

Exact synonyms: Close, Near, Penny-pinching, Skinny
Similar to: Stingy, Ungenerous
Derivative terms: Closeness, Penny-pinching



Definition of Cheeseparing

1. n. A thin portion of the rind of a cheese.

Definition of Cheeseparing

1. Adjective. niggardly, stingy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheeseparing

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheeseparing

cheeseheads
cheeselep
cheeseleps
cheeseless
cheeselet
cheeselets
cheeselike
cheeselip
cheesemaker
cheesemakers
cheesemaking
cheesemeister
cheesemeisters
cheesemonger
cheesemongers
cheeseparing (current term)
cheeseparings
cheesepie
cheeser
cheeseries
cheesers
cheesery
cheeses
cheeses off
cheesesteak
cheesesteaks
cheesetastic
cheesey
cheesier
cheesiest

Literary usage of Cheeseparing

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1. The British Navy: Its Strength, Resources, and Administration by Thomas Brassey Brassey (1883)
"He says he will always oppose the miserable policy of cheeseparing, of which in this ... Now, what is the fact with regard to this " cheeseparing economy ? ..."

2. South Africa and the Transvaal War by Louis Creswicke (1900)
"It was the cheeseparing principle that was at the bottom of it all; cheeseparing and red-tape were responsible for debility and delay of all kinds, ..."

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