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he's a skinflint

  • 1 tacaño

    adj.
    mean, cheap, cheapskate, close-fisted.
    m.
    miser, tightwad, Scrooge.
    * * *
    1 mean, stingy
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 skinflint, miser
    * * *
    (f. - tacaña)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=avaro) mean, stingy
    2) (=astuto) crafty
    * * *
    I
    - ña adjetivo stingy, mean
    II
    - ña masculino, femenino miser, tightwad (AmE colloq)
    * * *
    = cheap, stingy [stingier -comp., stingies -sup.], parsimonious, tight-fisted, miser, scrooge, skinflint, penny-pinching, tightwad, cheapskate.
    Ex. The unregistered shareware version displays a message to anyone accessing the server that the owner is too cheap to pay the shareware fee.
    Ex. All subjects completed a four-page questionnaire in which they rated Americans on six bipolar adjective dimensions: friendly/unfriendly, polite/impolite, industrious/lazy, religious/anti-religious, generous/ stingy, and patriotic/not patriotic.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex. The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex. If one were to think of an analogue outside the library situation, one would conjure up the image of a miser cackling with delight as he counts and recounts his beloved coins.
    Ex. The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex. He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex. He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex. He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex. Most of these cheapskates will not come right out and tell you that they don't want to pay anything for your software.
    * * *
    I
    - ña adjetivo stingy, mean
    II
    - ña masculino, femenino miser, tightwad (AmE colloq)
    * * *
    = cheap, stingy [stingier -comp., stingies -sup.], parsimonious, tight-fisted, miser, scrooge, skinflint, penny-pinching, tightwad, cheapskate.

    Ex: The unregistered shareware version displays a message to anyone accessing the server that the owner is too cheap to pay the shareware fee.

    Ex: All subjects completed a four-page questionnaire in which they rated Americans on six bipolar adjective dimensions: friendly/unfriendly, polite/impolite, industrious/lazy, religious/anti-religious, generous/ stingy, and patriotic/not patriotic.
    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex: The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex: If one were to think of an analogue outside the library situation, one would conjure up the image of a miser cackling with delight as he counts and recounts his beloved coins.
    Ex: The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex: He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex: He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex: He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex: Most of these cheapskates will not come right out and tell you that they don't want to pay anything for your software.

    * * *
    tacaño1 -ña
    miserly, stingy, mean
    tacaño2 -ña
    masculine, feminine
    miser, tightwad ( AmE colloq)
    * * *

     

    tacaño
    ◊ -ña adjetivo

    stingy, mean
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    miser, tightwad (AmE colloq)
    tacaño,-a
    I adjetivo mean, stingy, miserly
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino miser, scrooge

    ' tacaño' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cutre
    - rata
    - roñosa
    - roñoso
    - ruin
    - tacaña
    - agarrado
    - apretado
    - judío
    - mezquindad
    - mezquino
    - mirar
    - pinche
    English:
    cheap
    - mean
    - meanie
    - miserly
    - niggardly
    - penny-pinching
    - stingy
    - tight
    - tightfisted
    * * *
    tacaño, -a
    adj
    mean, miserly
    nm,f
    mean o miserly person;
    ser un tacaño to be mean o miserly
    * * *
    I adj fam
    miserly, stingy fam
    II m, tacaña f fam
    miser fam, tightwad fam
    * * *
    tacaño, -ña adj
    mezquino: stingy, miserly
    tacaño, -ña n
    : miser, tightwad
    * * *
    tacaño1 adj mean
    ¡no seas tacaño! don't be mean!
    tacaño2 n skinflint

    Spanish-English dictionary > tacaño

  • 2 roñica

    1 familiar mean, stingy
    1 familiar scrooge, miser
    * * *
    = stingy [stingier -comp., stingies -sup.], tight-fisted, miser, skinflint, penny-pinching, tightwad.
    Ex. All subjects completed a four-page questionnaire in which they rated Americans on six bipolar adjective dimensions: friendly/unfriendly, polite/impolite, industrious/lazy, religious/anti-religious, generous/ stingy, and patriotic/not patriotic.
    Ex. The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex. If one were to think of an analogue outside the library situation, one would conjure up the image of a miser cackling with delight as he counts and recounts his beloved coins.
    Ex. He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex. He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex. He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    * * *
    = stingy [stingier -comp., stingies -sup.], tight-fisted, miser, skinflint, penny-pinching, tightwad.

    Ex: All subjects completed a four-page questionnaire in which they rated Americans on six bipolar adjective dimensions: friendly/unfriendly, polite/impolite, industrious/lazy, religious/anti-religious, generous/ stingy, and patriotic/not patriotic.

    Ex: The money for modernizing Indian towns will have to come out of the pockets of leading merchants, men stereotyped as tight-fisted scrooges.
    Ex: If one were to think of an analogue outside the library situation, one would conjure up the image of a miser cackling with delight as he counts and recounts his beloved coins.
    Ex: He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex: He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.
    Ex: He is been described as a penny-pinching skinflint tightwad who would sooner die than part with a dollar.

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    roñica
    I adjetivo stingy, miserly
    II mf skinflint, tightwad
    * * *
    adj
    stingy, tight
    nmf
    skinflint

    Spanish-English dictionary > roñica

  • 3 pichirre

    I
    adjetivo (Ven fam) stingy (colloq)
    II
    masculino y femenino (Ven fam) skinflint (colloq)
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo (Ven fam) stingy (colloq)
    II
    masculino y femenino (Ven fam) skinflint (colloq)
    * * *
    ( Ven fam) stingy ( colloq)
    ( Ven fam)
    skinflint ( colloq), tightwad ( AmE colloq)
    * * *

    pichirre sustantivo masculino y femenino (Ven fam) skinflint (colloq)
    * * *
    Ven Fam skinflint

    Spanish-English dictionary > pichirre

  • 4 roñica *

    Spanish-English dictionary > roñica *

  • 5 ser más agarrado que un chotis

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser más agarrado que un chotis

  • 6 sacar dinero de las piedras

    • be a skinflint

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > sacar dinero de las piedras

См. также в других словарях:

  • skinflint — [skinflint΄] n. [< thieves slang: lit., one who would skin a flint for gain or economy] a niggardly person; miser …   English World dictionary

  • Skinflint — Skin flint , n. [Skin + flint.] A penurious person; a miser; a niggard. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skinflint — 1700, miser, slang; lit. kind of person who would skin a flint to save or gain something, from SKIN (Cf. skin) (v.) + FLINT (Cf. flint). Flay flint in same sense is from 1670s …   Etymology dictionary

  • skinflint — [n] cheapskate hoarder, miser, moneygrubber*, penny pincher*, pinchfist*, pinchpenny*, Scrooge*, tightwad; concepts 348,412,423 …   New thesaurus

  • skinflint — ► NOUN informal ▪ a miser …   English terms dictionary

  • Skinflint — A skinflint is a person considered so miserly that he would even skin a flint to save something of it. A flint is a small piece of flintstone used to strike a spark in the tinderbox. The flints in modern day lighters aren t made of flintstone,… …   Wikipedia

  • skinflint — UK [ˈskɪnˌflɪnt] / US noun [countable] Word forms skinflint : singular skinflint plural skinflints informal someone who does not like to spend or give money …   English dictionary

  • skinflint — noun one who is excessively stingy or cautious with money; a tightwad; a miser That skinflint would reuse dental floss if he thought it would save money …   Wiktionary

  • skinflint — [[t]skɪ̱nflɪnt[/t]] skinflints N COUNT (disapproval) If you describe someone as a skinflint, you are saying that they are a mean person who hates spending money. Syn: miser …   English dictionary

  • skinflint — /ˈskɪnflɪnt / (say skinflint) noun a mean, niggardly person. {skin (verb) + flint; that is, a mean person who would skin or shave a small piece off a flint to start a fire} …   Australian English dictionary

  • skinflint —    Used since the eighteenth century to describe a miserly person, one who would attempt to skin a flint in order to save money. The Opies, however, report in The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren, that ‘skinflint’ is frequently used by… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

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