Translation of penny-pinching in Spanish:

penny-pinching

cicatero, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛnɪpɪntʃɪŋ//ˈpɛni ˌpɪntʃɪŋ/

adjective

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    (person) cicatero
    (person) tacaño
    (person) agarrado informal
    (person) amarrete South America informal
    (policy) cicatero
    • Despite the penny-pinching attitude of canny Scots, a recent report revealed that Scotland is one of the best-value regions for getting married in Britain.
    • But senior councillors have been on a penny-pinching exercise since the budget problems were first announced.
    • Now she is launching a one-woman drive to make other people aware of what she regards as an underhand and penny-pinching rule.
    • This is because of a reluctance to get involved in the very penny-pinching that framers of tax law believe dominates our every waking thought and action.
    • It would also provide billions of pounds for our penny-pinching Chancellor.
    • They no longer believe in the compulsory quality of those rights, and are in the process of limiting those rights through legislation and penny-pinching practices.
    • This is a navy kept short of ships by successive penny-pinching governments.
    • Children are the most vulnerable to this menace, but their health will not even be considered in this penny-pinching exercise.
    • Their only hope is that they can raise enough opinion of their necessity to sway the penny-pinching trust.
    • If people are penny-pinching or petty-minded this week, naturally you won't hold back on letting them know it.
    • Describing his penny-pinching proclivities, one of his aides said: ‘He'll argue the price of anything down to the last penny.’
    • I got a few anticipatory glances from the penny-pinching woman who couldn't wait to get her hands on my property.
    • Traditionally, backpackers haven't had two baht to rub together, and joining their number has meant submitting yourself to an unremitting grind of penny-pinching international poverty.
    • Running one would only be a waste of taxpayers' money, which I'm sure our penny-pinching scheme opposers would find horrific!
    • The publication, they maintain, is not just aimed at penny-pinching harpies but at any woman who does not consider it normal to spend €800 on a pair of shoes.
    • So come on you penny-pinching bureaucrats, put yourselves in their shoes and re-think your selfish decisions.
    • I would suggest that our penny-pinching council visit the war graves in France and Belgium and then decide where priorities lie.
    • But, as usual, the penny-pinching hunters will not let other people lay their hands on their treasure.
    • Owners of 43 homes - 75 per cent of the beds available - say they are being pushed to the brink of bankruptcy by a penny-pinching council that will not pay a fair price.

noun

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    cicatería feminine
    tacañería feminine