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EtymologyEdit

From older dialectal pirchio, perhaps related to tirare.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tirchio (feminine singular tirchia, masculine plural tirchi, feminine plural tirchie)

  1. (informal) mean, stingy, miserly, tight-fisted
    Synonyms: avaro, gretto, spilorcio, taccagno
    Antonyms: generoso, largo

NounEdit

tirchio m (plural tirchi, feminine tirchia)

  1. (informal) miser
    Synonyms: avaro, spilorcio, taccagno
    Antonym: generoso
    Coordinate term: scialacquatore

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ tirchio in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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