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Synonyms for miser
ˈmaɪ zərmiser

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  1. misernoun

    skinflint, cheapskate, scrooge


  2. misernoun

    A person who hoards money rather than spending it; one who is cheap or extremely parsimonious.

    Ebenezer Scrooge was a stereotypical miser, he spent nothing he could save; neither giving to charity nor enjoying his wealth.

    cheapskate, scrooge, skinflint


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  1. miser

    niggard, churl, skinflint, curmudgeon, screw, scrimp, hunks

    prodigal, spendthrift, rake

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misernoun

    a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)

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  1. misernoun

    niggard, curmudgeon, hunks, skinflint, lickpenny, churl, sordid wretch

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. misernoun

    niggard, muckworm, curmudgeon, skinflint, hunks, lickpenny, pinchfist, screw, scrimp

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  1. Pindar:

    I hate the miser, whose unsocial breast Locks from the world his useless stores. Wealth by the bounteous only is enjoyed, Whose treasures, in diffusive good employed, The rich return of fame and friends procure, And ?gainst a sad reverse a safe retreat secure.

  2. Lucius Accius Telephus:

    Is demum miser est, cuius nobilitas miserias nobilitat. (Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.)

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    A miser is a person who is reluctant to spend and saves for those who will bury him.

  4. George Santayana:

    The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we see in the maniac, the miser, the drunkard or the ape.

  5. Laurence J. Peter:

    Every man serves a useful purpose: A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor.

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