miser miser  /ˈmaɪ zər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably)

Usage(s):

  1. The Allen persona the urban boy-chik as social misfit is, of course, an act, a put-on, no more the real performer than Chaplin's tramp or Jack Benny's miser.
  2. Scrooge boasts Albert Finney in the title role of the flinty miser who learns the true meaning both of Christmas and his own life.
  3. It is hardly worth the bother trying to get rich at home, and even if an Englishman succeeds, he is forced by exchange controls to spend like a miser abroad.

News

  • Graduates: Manchester, Wake Forest, Emporia State universities

    *Manchester University, North Manchester: Auburn: Cody M. Freels. Fort Wayne: Daniel E. Allen, Cho Mar Aung, Brandon R. Baccari, Nicholas I. Balmoria, Andrew L. Barrand, Geneva J. Carney, Teirenney C. Fincher, Forrest A. France, Alissa K. Hart, Paul D. Knuth, Alyssa D. Loos, Gay Maria, Cameron A. Miser, Abdikadir Moburuk, Bradley V.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

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Quotes

  1. "McGrath is still the best fast bowler in world in my opinion. We will assign someone the task of taking him. He still is a miser. Not more than 29 runs have been taken off him. We hope to take 30 tomorrow off him," Warne said.
    on May 10, 2008 By: Shane Warne Source: Hindu

  2. "I love the Heat Miser," Vaughn says, referring to the cultish villain of 1974's The Year Without a Santa Claus who competed with his brother, Snow Miser. "The Island of Misfit Toys from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Our film is a kind of...
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Vince Vaughn Source: USA Today

  3. "This defendant, Miser, put Christy Hoenig in harm's way by having her delivered to a man for illegal purposes in a strange town, a town she was unfamiliar with. The arrangements were made over the telephone with Gary Schuning and the price for this...
    on Feb 28, 2006 By: Joe Birkett Source: NBC5.com

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