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geizig; knausrig; knauserig; kniepig [Norddt.]; netig [Norddt.]; knorzig [Schw.] {adj} (Person) [listen] miserly; niggardly; penny-pinching; tight-fisted; close-fisted; hard-fisted; stingy; mingy [Br.]; mean [Br.]; chintzy {adj} [Am.] [coll.]; penurious [formal] (of a person) [listen] [listen]

geizig; knausrig; sparsam {adj} [listen] parsimonious

sparsamster Mitteleinsatz parsimonious allocation of resources

mit der Wahrheit hinterm Berg halten to be parsimonious with the truth [fig.]

geizig {adv} [listen] avariciously

geizig {adv} [listen] penuriously

geizig {adv} [listen] stingily

knausern {vi} to behave stingily
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