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 Dictionary entry overview: What does scrooge mean? 

SCROOGE (noun)
  The noun SCROOGE has 1 sense:

1. a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend

  Familiarity information: SCROOGE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SCROOGE (noun)

Sense 1scrooge [BACK TO TOP]


A selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend

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Nouns denoting people


niggard; scrooge; skinflint; churl

Hypernyms ("scrooge" is a kind of...):

hoarder (a person who accumulates things and hides them away for future use)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "scrooge"):

pinchgut (a niggardly person who starves himself (and others))

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