Miser Definition

mīzər
misers
noun
A greedy, stingy person who hoards money for its own sake, even at the expense of personal comfort.
Webster's New World
A miserable person; wretch.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Miser

Noun

Singular:
miser
Plural:
misers

Origin of Miser

  • From Late Latin miser (“wretched, unfortunate, unhappy, miserable, sick, ill, bad, worthless, etc.").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin wretched

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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