The definition of a miser is a greedy person who hoards all his money.noun
Someone who lives very meagerly and never spends money is an example of a miser.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a greedy, stingy person who hoards money for its own sake, even at the expense of personal comfort
- Obsolete a miserable person; wretch
Origin: L, wretched, unhappy, ill, worthless
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- One who lives very meagerly in order to hoard money.
- A greedy or avaricious person.
Origin: From Latin, wretched.