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

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.

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

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

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

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

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