Translation of miser in Spanish:

miser

avaro, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmaɪzər//ˈmʌɪzə/

noun

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    avaro masculine
    avara feminine
    tacaño masculine
    tacaña feminine
    • Scotland is heading towards a savings crisis according to the latest research due to be published next week, which will call into question our traditional reputation as a nation of misers.
    • The bureau pores over its data like a miser in his cave with his treasure.
    • Like an old miser, however, he will give nothing away cheaply.
    • Critics and journalists have often portrayed him as a miser or as an old lecher.
    • In addition, you don't want children who are so concerned with delaying gratification that they wind up as misers.
    • Likewise, the misers at the Department of Finance will stifle their giggles when consumer agencies start advising us to cut back and save.
    • Did I just give away that I come from a long line of misers?
    • This refers to a miser, perhaps the most despised of all types in a world where generosity is the yardstick by which humanity is measured.
    • It is a myth that living like a miser will see you end up with a stash of gold.
    • Scrooge is a hard, cold miser who spends his days counting his profits and wishing the world would leave him alone.
    • Although Uncle Roger lives in a small ramshackle cottage that looks more like a rat-infested hovel, Colin believes the man is a miser, and is sure there's money that has been stashed away.
    • After a tension-filled pause, Benny, a notorious miser and tightwad, said, ‘I'm thinking, I'm thinking.’
    • Instead, I shall bask in all this glory and hope it brings me new found arrogance, snobbery and untold riches so I can retire to Pismo Beach and be a happy miser.
    • Once you start calculating how much fuel you are using and converting that into cash you will be halfway to becoming a fuel miser.
    • Come January, I'm freezing my credit card in a block of ice and becoming a miser.
    • He decides instead to take over an old miser's nest egg.
    • How, without recording these acts of generosity, are such people to avoid the suspicion that they are misers?
    • This looked and sounded like a Chancellor who was holding on to the Treasury windfalls like a miser hoarding his coins.
    • He's also a terrible miser, hoarding gold in his attic while his poor young wife - who has agreed to the arrangement only to protect her woefully indebted father - wants for the smallest pat of butter.
    • Now, before you begin forming the impression that my beloved is a bad-tempered miser, I must put you straight.