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parsimonious

par·si·mo·ni·ous

parsimonious

 
 
pronunciation:
par s mo ni s
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part of speech: adjective
definition: excessively frugal; stingy.
My father was a parsimonious with praise as he was with pennies.
synonyms:
close-fisted, miserly, penny-pinching, scrimping, stingy, tight, tightfisted
antonyms:
prodigal
similar words:
cheap, economical, frugal, niggardly, penurious, prudent, skimpy, sparing, stinting, thrifty, ungenerous
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derivations: parsimoniously (adv.), parsimoniousness (n.)