Scrooge meaning

skro͝oj
The fictional character Ebenezer Scrooge of Dickens's A Christmas Carol.
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A miserly person; a person with an excessive dislike of spending money or other resources.
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A mean-spirited miserly person; a skinflint.
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A hardhearted, miserly misanthrope.
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Origin of scrooge

  • After Ebenezer Scrooge , miserly protagonist of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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

  • From the character Ebenezer Scrooge in the Charles Dickens novel, A Christmas Carol.

    From Wiktionary