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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend [syn: niggard, skinflint, scrooge, churl]

Merriam Webster's

noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Ebenezer Scrooge, character in the story A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens Date: 1899 a miserly person

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a mean or miserly person. Etymology: a character in Dickens's Christmas Carol

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(Scrooges) If you call someone a Scrooge, you disapprove of them because they are very mean and hate spending money. What a bunch of Scrooges. N-VAR [disapproval]



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