- cheapskate (n.)
- also cheap skate, "miserly person," 1896, from cheap (adj.), second element perhaps from American English slang skate "worn-out horse" (1894), which is of uncertain origin.
- 1. Tell your husband not to be a cheapskate.
- 2. That cheapskate took his date to a cafeteria.
- 3. It's boring to go out to dinner with a cheapskate.
- 4. B: I'm not surprised. He's known as a cheapskate.
- 5. I'm not surprised. He's known as a cheapskate.
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