Definition of 'miser'
Example sentences containing 'miser'
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It was more of a challenge, all the skill I could muster, mixed with the miser in me. THE OPEN DOORHe dabbed the sweat from his balding pate and raked his winnings towards him like some apprehensive miser. ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH'Clothes were her real passion: buying them, caring for them, or just looking at them with the fierce joy of a miser with his gold. STAGE FRIGHT
When I admitted to a miser 's thrift, you never asked a thing, but I would spend my life to shoe your feet and love the last moment of it. THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
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Translations for 'miser'
British English: miser /ˈmaɪzə/ NOUN
If you say that someone is a miser, you disapprove of them because they seem to hate spending money, and try to spend as little as possible.
I'm married to a miser.
- American English: miser
- Arabic: بَخِيلٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: avarento
- Chinese: 吝啬鬼
- Croatian: škrtac
- Czech: lakomec
- Danish: gnier
- Dutch: vrek
- European Spanish: avaro
- Finnish: saituri
- French: avare
- German: Geizhals
- Greek: φιλάργυρος
- Italian: avaro
- Japanese: どけち
- Korean: 구두쇠
- Norwegian: gjerrigknark
- Polish: skąpiec
- European Portuguese: avarento
- Romanian: avar
- Russian: скряга
- Spanish: avaro
- Swedish: snåljåp
- Thai: คนตระหนี่
- Turkish: pinti
- Ukrainian: скнара
- Vietnamese: người keo kiệt
Definition of miser from the Collins English Dictionary
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