Definition of misers
a person who hoards wealth and spends as little money as possible.
Likewise, the misers at the Department of Finance will stifle their giggles when consumer agencies start advising us to cut back and save.
Example of misers
a typical miser, he hid his money in the house in various places
After a tension-filled pause, Benny, a notorious miser and tightwad, said, ‘I'm thinking, I'm thinking.’
Although Uncle Roger lives in a small ramshackle cottage that looks more like a rat-infested hovel, Colin believes the man is a miser , and is sure there's money that has been stashed away.
Come January, I'm freezing my credit card in a block of ice and becoming a miser .
Critics and journalists have often portrayed him as a miser or as an old lecher.
Did I just give away that I come from a long line of misers ?
He decides instead to take over an old miser 's nest egg.
He's also a terrible miser , hoarding gold in his attic while his poor young wife - who has agreed to the arrangement only to protect her woefully indebted father - wants for the smallest pat of butter.
How, without recording these acts of generosity, are such people to avoid the suspicion that they are misers ?
In addition, you don't want children who are so concerned with delaying gratification that they wind up as misers .