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One entry found for cheapskate.
Main Entry: cheapĚskate
Pronunciation: primarystresschemacronp-secondarystressskamacrt
Function: noun
Etymology: -skate from earlier skate "a person," probably from a dialect word skite, meaning "an offensive person"
: a miserly or stingy person; especially : one who tries to avoid paying his or her fair share

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