[pinch-pen-ee] /ˈpɪntʃˌpɛn i/
noun, plural pinchpennies.
a miser or niggard.
stingy; miserly; niggardly.
noun (pl) -nies
a miserly person; niggard
: your pinchpenny budgets
A miser; pinch-gut, tightwad (1412+)
noun 1. a narrow pleat that is usually part of a series at the top of curtains.
noun 1. a flexible device that presses magnetic tape against the capstan in a tape recorder.
noun, Nautical. 1. Also called pilotage. an onshore office or headquarters for pilots. 2. an area in which pilot boats cruise.
noun, Nautical. 1. a signal, as a flag or light, used to request a pilot. 2. a signal to indicate that a pilot is on board.