Definition for "penny-wise"
mindful in dealing with little amounts of cash…
Sentence for "penny-wise"
penny-wise is hyphenated because…
Cross Reference for "penny-wise"
take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves
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mindful in dealing with little amounts of cash or small things.
Thrifty in regards to lower amounts of money.
Thrifty in tiny things just. Pre-owned mainly in the expression penny-wise and pound foolish.
thrifty in little matters just
Saving small sums at the hazard of larger; niggardly in unimportant matters: generally speaking used in the expression penny-wise and pound-foolish, careful in tiny economies and wasteful in large affairs.