U36a

Words and expressions about a person who saves in a mean way or is greedy in money matters: “He’s an awful ________.”

MISER 356
TIGHTWAD 170
NR 78
PENNY-PINCHER 62
HOG 56
SCROOGE 46
SKINFLINT 43
MONEY HOG 35
MONEY-GRABBER 32
STINGY 25
PIG 21
HOARDER 20
SHYLOCK 12
PINCH-PENNY 10
GREEDY 8
NICKEL-GRABBER 8
GREEDY PERSON 7
STINGY PERSON 6
GLUTTON 5
GRABBER 5
OLD SCROOGE 5
TIGHT-FISTED 5
CHEAPSKATE 4
GREEDY-GUT 4
GROUCH 4
HOGGISH 4
MONEY-GRUBBER 4
MONEY-LOVER 4
PENNY-GRABBER 4
STINGY MAN 4
TIGHT 4
HERMIT 3
HOG FOR MONEY 3
MISERLY 3
MONEY-HUNGRY 3
TIGHT PERSON 3
AVARICIOUS 2
CLOSE 2
CLOSE PERSON 2
GOLD DIGGER 2
GREEDY FELLOW 2
MERCENARY 2
MONEY-CRAZY 2
MONEY-MAD 2
OLD MISER 2
PENNY-PINCH 2
ROGUISH FELLOW 2
SKIMPER 2
SO TIGHT HE SQUEAKS 2
STINGE 2
STINGY GUY 2
STINGY-GUT 2
ABIE 1
ALMIGHTY DOLLAR IS HIS GOD 1
BEAT 1
BEATER 1
BIG PIG 1
CAREFUL 1
CHEAT 1
CHINCH 1
CHINTZY 1
CHISELER 1
CLOSE MAN 1
CLOSE-FISTED 1
CLOSE-FISTED PERSON 1
CONNIVING PERSON 1
COOMY 1
CRAVING 1
FRUGAL 1
GIVES SPARINGLY 1
GLUT 1
GOT THE FIRST NICKEL HE EVER EARNED 1
GOUGER 1
GRABBENHEIMER 1
GRABBING 1
GRABBY 1
GRABS EVERYTHING HE CAN GET 1
GRASPER 1
GRASPING 1
GREEDY DOG 1
GREEDY FOR MONEY 1
GREEDY MAN 1
GREEDY ONE 1
GREEDY TIGHTWAD 1
GREEDY-GUTS 1
GREEDY-TYPE PERSON 1
GRIPING 1
GRIPING STINGY FELLOW 1
GYPPER 1
HARD CHARACTER 1
HAS THE FIRST DOLLAR HE EVER MADE 1
HAWK BEHIND MONEY 1
HEARTLESS STUD 1
HOARDING 1
HOARDS HIS MONEY 1
HOARER 1
HOG ABOUT MONEY 1
HOG OVER MONEY 1
HOGGY 1
HOLDS A DOLLAR TILL THE EAGLE SQUEALS 1
HUNGRY 1
JEW 1
KIBITZER 1
LITTLE 1
LOVES MONEY 1
MEAN FELLER 1
MEAN PERSON 1
MEAN TO DEAL WITH 1
MIDAS 1
MISERY 1
MONEY DOG 1
MONEY HOUND 1
MONEY IS HIS GOD 1
MONEYBAG 1
MONEY-CONSCIOUS 1
MONEY-HOARDER 1
MONEY-MISER 1
MONEY-PINCHER 1
MONEY-SQUEEZER 1
MONEY-WORSHIPPER 1
MUY COYOTE 1
NEED-MORE 1
NICKEL-CHASER 1
NICKEL-MISER 1
NIGGARDLY 1
NOW WATCH THE MOTHS COME OUT 1
OGRE 1
OLD MAN SCROOGE 1
OUGHTA-HAVE 1
PACK RAT 1
PENNY-PINCHING 1
PIG ABOUT MONEY 1
PIKER 1
PINCHER 1
PINCHES A QUARTER TILL THE EAGLES SCREAM 1
ROGUE 1
SAVER 1
SAVING 1
SCOTCH 1
SCOTCHMAN 1
SCROUNGE 1
SCROUNGER 1
SELFISH 1
SELFISH ONE 1
SELFISH PERSON 1
SHARP DEALER 1
SHYSTER 1
SIMON LEGREE 1
SKIN A FLEA FOR THE HIDE 1
SKIN A LOUSE FOR HIS HIDE AND TALLOW 1
SKIN A LOUSE FOR TALLOW 1
SKINNEL 1
SKINNER 1
SMALL 1
SPENDTHRIFT 1
SPONGER 1
SQUEEZER 1
SROOGE 1
STINGY BASTARD 1
STINGY FELLOW 1
STINGY OLD GUY 1
STINKER 1
STINTER 1
SWINGER 1
THIEF 1
TIGHT AS A BULL’S ASS IN FLY TIME 1
TIGHT AS THE BARK OF A WHITE OAK TREE 1
TIGHT FELLER 1
TIGHT ONE 1
TIGHT-ASS 1
TIGHTER THAN HELL 1
TIGHT-SQUEAK 1
TIGHTWADDER 1
TOO STINGY TO EAT WHAT HE WANTS 1
VERY AVID 1
VERY GREEDY 1
VULTURE 1
WANTS SOMETHING FOR NOTHING 1
WOULD STEAL THE PENNIES OFF A DEAD MAN’S EYES 1
WOULDN’T GIVE YOU A DRAFT OF WATER 1
WOULDN’T TURN LOOSE OF A NICKEL FOR NOTHIN’ 1

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