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mi·ser

miser

 
 
pronunciation:
maI zr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a greedy, stingy person who lives in a poor way in order to save money.
When the miser died, he was a very rich but lonely man.
similar words:
hoarder
Word History
The English word miser comes from the Latin word miser, which means "miserable."
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