Synonyms for (noun) penny-pinching

Synonyms: penny-pinching, parsimoniousness, parsimony, thrift

Definition: extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily

Similar words: frugality, frugalness

Definition: prudence in avoiding waste

Synonyms for (adjective) penny-pinching

Synonyms: cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny

Definition: giving or spending with reluctance

Usage: our cheeseparing administration; very close (or near) with his money; a penny-pinching miserly old man

Similar words: ungenerous, stingy

Definition: unwilling to spend

Usage: she practices economy without being stingy; an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds