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skinflint - Dictionary definition and meaning for word skinflint

Definition
(noun) a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
Synonyms : churl , niggard , scrooge

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for skinflint

skinFLINT.. The Flintstones cartoon show had stingy cartoon characters.
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by upadhyad

Flint means hard stone. Just imagine Skinflint with a person having hard skin. In Hindi, we used to say, 'Paise dene ke mamle me iski chamdi [skin] moti [hard] hey'. That means unwilling to give or spend.
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by gunjanshah

skin+flint~flintstone a cartoon remember he is wearing skin of animal because he doesnt like to spend money to buy cloth
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by sanlee

SKIN + FLINT ... if Flintoff is a MISER then he would become SKINny as he will not eat anything to save money
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by murali89

SKIN+FLINToff feeds on the skin of animal as he is miser n stingy person.
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by balkrishnaparajuli

SKINFLINT = using flint(stones for making fire) till it becomes skinny(small). USING EVERY PART IN IT
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by lokesh755

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