Definition of Penny-wise and pound-foolish

1. Adjective. Thrifty about petty matters and wasteful about important matters. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penny-wise And Pound-foolish

pennoned
pennons
pennorth
pennorths
penny-a-liner
penny-a-liners
penny-ante
penny-pinch
penny-pincher
penny-pinching
penny-pinchings
penny-wise
penny-wise and pound-foolish (current term)
penny ante
penny ante poker
penny arcade
penny arcades
penny bank
penny chew
penny chews
penny dreadful
penny dreadfuls
penny for them
penny for your thoughts

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