Miser vs Miserly - What's the difference?

miser | miserly | Derived terms |

Miserly is a derived term of miser.


As a noun miser

is .

As a adjective miserly is

like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money.

miser

English

(wikipedia miser)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pejorative) A person who hoards money rather than spending it; one who is cheap or extremely parsimonious.
  • was a stereotypical miser , he spent nothing he could save; neither giving to charity nor enjoying his wealth.

    Synonyms

    * cheapskate * scrooge * skinflint * See

    Antonyms

    * spendthrift

    Derived terms

    * miserly

    See also

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    Anagrams

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    miserly

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money
  • Synonyms

    * See also * See also