"cicatero" English translation

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"cicatero" in English

ES cicatero
volume_up
{masculine}

1. general

cicatero (also: avaro, tacaño, miserable, cutre)
volume_up
miser {noun}
se dice ahorrador, pero es más bien cicatero
he says he's thrifty, but I'd call him a miser
cicatero (also: cicatera)
cicatero (also: cicatera)
volume_up
skinflint {noun} [Brit.] [coll.]
cicatero (also: agarrado, cicatera, agarrada, apretado)
volume_up
tightwad {noun} [Amer.] [coll.]

2. colloquial

cicatero (also: amarrete, roñoso, roña, rácano)
volume_up
scrooge {noun} [coll.]

Synonyms (Spanish) for "cicatero":

cicatero

Context sentences for "cicatero" in English

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SpanishNo se puede construir una sociedad moderna y democrática en plan cicatero.
You cannot build a modern, democratic, open society on the cheap.
SpanishEstoy de acuerdo en que un presupuesto generoso no tiene necesariamente que ser un presupuesto bueno, pero resulta imposible que uno cicatero lo sea.
I agree that a large budget may not necessarily be a good budget, but it is impossible for a small budget to be a good one.
SpanishConfío sinceramente en que el Consejo no se muestre tan cicatero como parece estar mostrándose, en relación con este asunto, y que sea tan generoso como debería ser.
I really hope the Council will not demonstrate the meanness it appears to be demonstrating on this particular issue and will be as generous as it should.