scrooge

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EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From the character Ebenezer Scrooge in the Charles Dickens novel, A Christmas Carol.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /skɹuːdʒ/
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NounEdit

scrooge (plural scrooges)

  1. A miserly person; a person with an excessive dislike of spending money or other resources.

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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

scrooge (third-person singular simple present scrooges, present participle scrooging, simple past and past participle scrooged)

  1. (Britain, US, dialect) To crush or press; to squeeze (past, into, together, etc.).