[eb-uh-nee-zer] /ˌɛb əˈni zər/ (Show IPA) a miserly curmudgeon in Dickens’ Christmas Carol.
(often lowercase) any miserly person.
a mean or miserly person
generic for “miser,” 1940, from curmudgeonly character in Dickens’ 1843 story “A Christmas Carol.” It does not appear to be a genuine English surname. Cf. scrounge.
[1940+; fr the Dickens character in the 1843 story A Christmas Carol]
/German ˈeːbərˌhart/ noun 1. Johann August (joˈhan ˈaʊɡʊst). 1739–1809, German philosopher and lexicographer, best known for his German dictionary (1795–1802)
[ey-ber-hahrt, eb-er-] /ˈeɪ bərˌhɑrt, ˈɛb ər-/ noun 1. Richard, 1904–2005, U.S. poet.
[ey-bert; German ey-buh rt] /ˈeɪ bərt; German ˈeɪ bərt/ noun 1. Friedrich [free-drikh] /ˈfri drɪx/ (Show IPA), 1871–1925, first president of Germany 1919–25. /German ˈeːbərt/ noun 1. Friedrich. (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1871–1925, German Social Democratic statesman; first president of the German Republic (1919–25)
Eberth E·berth (ā’bərt), Karl Joseph. 1835-1926. German bacteriologist and pathologist who was among the first to identify the bacillus of typhoid fever (1880).