parsimonious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word parsimonious

(adj) excessively unwilling to spend
Synonyms : penurious
Example Sentence
  • parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses
  • lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parsimonious

a person who is not willing to spend money from his purse - Purse = MY money!
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by bunny99

PARSI+ MONIous, parsi people are excessively unwilling to spend Money(no offense)
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by harman_patial

when it comes to paying "money" i'll "pass", because I'm "parsimonious".
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by yang58

Parsi-Purse; moni-money; ous-us = I am not paying money for all of us, a person wh says this is miser
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by everfreshamit

Someone who refuses to buy even a spice as cheap as PARSley is way more stingy with his MONey than US
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by memory man

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