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cheeseparing


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cheeseparing  \Cheese"par`ing\,  n. 
  A  thin  portion  of  the  rind  of  a  cheese.  --  a.  Scrimping; 
  mean  as  cheeseparing  economy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cheeseparing 
  adj  :  giving  or  spending  with  reluctance;  "our  cheeseparing 
  administration";  "very  close  (or  near)  with  his  money"; 
  "a  penny-pinching  miserly  old  man"  [syn:  {close},  {near}, 
  {penny-pinching}] 




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