miser definition

  • noun:
    • person who life really meagerly so that you can hoard money.
    • A greedy or avaricious individual.
    • an individual who hoards cash versus spending it; person who is inexpensive or extremely parsimonious.
    • A wretched individual; an individual suffering from any great misfortune.
    • A despicable individual; a wretch.
    • A covetous, grasping, mean individual; esp., one having wealth, who lives miserably in the interests of conserving and increasing his hoard.
    • A stingy person; one extremely reluctant to pay cash.
    • A kind of huge earth auger.
    • If. A miserable individual; person who is wretched or unsatisfied.
    • an exceptionally avaricious person; person who hoards money; a niggard; person who in wealth conducts himself as one afflicted with poverty.
    • An iron cylinder with an opening in side and a cutting lip, attached to the budget of a boring-rod, used in the process of sinking wells in water-bearing strata.
    • a stingy hoarder of money and belongings (often living miserably)
  • others:
    • Characteristic of a miser.
    • to assemble or hold like a miser; keep with envious treatment; hoard: with up.
    • To collect into the interior associated with boring-tool called a miser: used in combination with up.

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