GRE Word List

SKINFLINT

miser; stingy person

The meaning of the word skinflint is miser; stingy person.

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WordMeaning
preceptpractical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
eroticpertaining to passionate love or sexual love
antediluvianantiquated; extremely ancient
advocacysupport; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
beneficentkindly; doing good
anthologybook of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
distinctiveclearly different from others of the same kind
pettytrivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
tangentialonly slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
fundamentalbasic; primary; essential