A miser; tightwad (1659+)
[pinch-hit] /ˈpɪntʃˈhɪt/ verb (used without object), pinch-hit, pinch-hitting. 1. Baseball. to serve as a pinch hitter. 2. Informal. to substitute for someone, especially in an emergency. verb (used with object), pinch-hit, pinch-hitting. 3. Baseball. to get, or make (a hit) in pinch-hitting. noun, Baseball. 1. a hit made by a pinch hitter. verb (intransitive) -hits, […]
noun 1. Baseball. a substitute who bats for a teammate, often at a critical moment of the game. 2. any substitute for another, especially in an emergency. A substitute for another person, especially in an emergency. For example, Pat expected her mother to help with the baby, but just in case, she lined up her […]
[pinch-pen-ee] /ˈpɪntʃˌpɛn i/ noun, plural pinchpennies. 1. a miser or niggard. adjective 2. stingy; miserly; niggardly. /ˈpɪntʃˌpɛnɪ/ adjective 1. niggardly; miserly noun (pl) -nies 2. a miserly person; niggard adjective : your pinchpenny budgets noun A miser; pinch-gut, tightwad (1412+)
noun 1. a narrow pleat that is usually part of a series at the top of curtains.