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penny-wise

pen·ny-wise

penny-wise

 
pronunciation:
pe ni waIz
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: skilled or careful in small or trivial matters, or matters that concern small amounts of money. (Cf. pound-foolish.)
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