Word of the day–Cheeseparing

cheeseparing \CHEEZ-pair-ing\

noun

  1. something worthless or insignificant; anything similarly worthless
  2. miserly economizing
  3. stinginess.
  4. a paring of cheese rind

adjective

  1. careful or stingy with money.
  2. penny-pinching; stingy
  3. meanly economical; parsimonious.
  4. something of little or no value.

 

1590–1600; cheese + paring

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