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Someone who is selfish or not generous - thesaurus

Synonyms

miser

noun

showing disapproval someone who likes to keep all their money and is unwilling to spend any

skinflint

noun

informal someone who does not like to spend or give money

scrooge

noun

informal someone who hates spending money

sponger

noun

informalshowing disapproval someone who asks for money and other things from someone such as a friend or relative and makes no effort to give them anything or to pay for anything themselves

leech

noun

someone who tries to get money, food, or other benefits from someone else

sponge

noun

informal a sponger

deadbeat

noun

informalAmerican someone who tries to avoid paying money that they owe

vulture

noun

informal someone who tries to gain an advantage from weaker people

taker

noun

mainly Americaninformal an insulting word for someone who wants a lot from other people but does not want to give anything to them

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bloodsucker

noun

informal someone who expects other people to provide them with money, food etc and does not make any effort to provide it for themselves

cheapskate

noun

informal someone who does not like to spend money

freeloader

noun

showing disapproval someone who expects to get food, money, or a place to stay from someone else, without giving anything in return

ligger

noun

informal someone who goes to free events organized by companies that are trying to promote a product, service, or event because of the food, drink etc available there

meany

another spelling of meanie

tightwad

noun

mainly Americaninformalshowing disapproval someone who always tries to avoid spending money

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Open Dictionary

Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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