Definitions for cheapskateˈtʃipˌskeɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Informal.a stingy or miserly person.
Origin of cheapskate:
1895–1900, Amer.; cheap+skate3
a miserly person
Someone who stingily avoids spending money.
He is such a cheapskate, he found that jumper in a dustbin.
By extension, someone who doesn't give freely.
My mum is such a cheapskate that she didn't lend me money to go shopping.
Origin: cheap + skate (fellow)