Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun penny-pinching

1 sense of penny-pinching

Sense 1
parsimony, parsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinching -- (extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily)
       => frugality, frugalness -- (prudence in avoiding waste)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb penny-pinch

1 sense of penny-pinch

Sense 1
penny-pinch, nickel-and-dime -- (spend money frugally; spend as little as possible)
       => spend, expend, drop -- (pay out; "spend money")

Antonyms of adj penny-pinching

1 sense of penny-pinching

Sense 1
cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny -- (giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man")

INDIRECT (VIA stingy) -> generous -- (willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation")

Similarity of adj penny-pinching

1 sense of penny-pinching

Sense 1
cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny -- (giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man")
       => stingy (vs. generous), ungenerous -- (unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds")

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