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1. penny-pinching

noun. extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily.

Synonyms

  • thrift
  • frugality
  • parsimony
  • parsimoniousness

Antonyms

  • maximal
  • sufficient
  • inadequacy
  • maximum

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2. penny-pinching

adjective. giving or spending with reluctance.

Synonyms

  • skinny
  • stingy
  • cheeseparing
  • near
  • close

Antonyms

  • charitable
  • unselfish
  • stinginess
  • fat

3. penny-pinch

verb. spend money frugally; spend as little as possible.

Synonyms

  • spend
  • drop
  • expend

Antonyms

  • important
  • divest
  • overspend
  • underspend

4. two-a-penny

adjective. of trifling worth.

Synonyms

  • tuppeny
  • threepenny
  • twopenny-halfpenny
  • sixpenny
  • twopenny
  • inexpensive

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • superior
  • generous
  • unsized

5. penny-wise

adjective. thrifty in small matters only.

Antonyms

  • improvident

Etymology

  • penny (English)
  • penning (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • wise (English)
  • wis (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. dreadful

adjective. ['ˈdrɛdfəl'] causing fear or dread or terror.

Synonyms

  • fearsome
  • terrible
  • frightening
  • dreaded
  • direful
  • fearful
  • dread
  • alarming
  • dire
  • horrific
  • awful

Antonyms

  • ordinary
  • mild
  • courage
  • brave

Etymology

  • dredful (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. dreadful

adjective. ['ˈdrɛdfəl'] exceptionally bad or displeasing.

Synonyms

  • bad
  • atrocious
  • unspeakable
  • abominable
  • painful
  • awful

Antonyms

  • unafraid
  • noble
  • bold
  • fearlessness

Etymology

  • dredful (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. dreadful

adjective. ['ˈdrɛdfəl'] very unpleasant.

Antonyms

  • noncritical

Etymology

  • dredful (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. penny

noun. ['ˈpɛni'] a fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound.

Synonyms

  • fractional monetary unit
  • quid
  • British pound sterling
  • British pound
  • pound
  • Irish punt
  • subunit
  • punt
  • Irish pound

Antonyms

  • tail
  • obverse

Etymology

  • penning (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. penny

noun. ['ˈpɛni'] a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit.

Synonyms

  • copper
  • centime
  • coin
  • cent

Antonyms

  • ride
  • pull
  • insulator
  • reverse

Etymology

  • penning (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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