What is another word for pennypinching?

176 synonyms found


[ pˈɛnɪpˌɪnt͡ʃɪŋ], [ pˈɛnɪpˌɪnt‍ʃɪŋ], [ p_ˈɛ_n_ɪ_p_ˌɪ_n_tʃ_ɪ_ŋ]

Synonyms for Pennypinching:

How to use "Pennypinching" in context?

Pennypinching is a practice where one takes whatever advantage they can get, including pressuring or cornering another person into a decision or concession that they may not want to make. Pennypinching can take many different forms- from pulling someone into a conversation, to withholding resources, to using privileged information. The goal of pennypinching is often to get someone to do something that they may not care to do, or that they may not be able to do. Pennypinching can be harmful, as it often leads to resentment and animus.

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