Definitions for cheapskateˈtʃipˌskeɪt
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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)
Cheapskate is a US-only single from Britpop band Supergrass' second album In It For The Money that rose to #35 for four weeks on the US Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. While being only a 7" promotional single, it has an accompanying music video, that was, for an unknown reason, left off the Supergrass Is 10 DVD. The song is said by the band themselves to have drawn influences from Kool & The Gang.
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