cheapskate cheapskate  /ˈtʃip ˌskeɪt/


  • (n) a miserly person


  • Even a cheapskate has to spend money sometimes.


  1. Get an Obihai OBi100 voice-over-IP adapter for $29.99

    Designed to pair with Google Voice but compatible with other VoIP providers, this little gizmo promises free (or at least dirt-cheap) phone service for life. Originally posted at The Cheapskate
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Get a Republic Wireless no-contract Android phone for $199

    That's $50 off the regular price. And from there you pay only $19 per month for service. No, really. Originally posted at The Cheapskate
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. Get an Urge Basics portable Bluetooth speaker for $33.99

    Available in your choice of four colors, this top-rated Jambox clone doubles as a speakerphone. And it's new, not refurbished. Originally posted at The Cheapskate
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNET


  1. "Son of a gun. I don't think that cheapskate has taken me out to dinner," McNealy said with his trademark bite. "That's why I hired him. He's cheap."
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Scott McNealy Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. A guy named Jeff Yeager, whom Matt Lauer called "The Ultimate Cheapskate" on "The Today Show," is riding high, wide, and handsome these days.
    on Feb 8, 2009 By: Matt Lauer Source: Boston Globe

  3. "Gil takes pride in being a cheapskate just like me," Wales says. "He found a really ugly little office there. It's worse than the one in St. Pete."
    on Jan 3, 2007 By: Jimmy Wales Source: PopMatters

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