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codger

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Noun
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codg=er

CIDE DICTIONARY

codgern. [Cf. Cadger.].
  •  A miser or mean person.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A singular or odd person; -- a familiar, humorous, or depreciatory appellation.  [1913 Webster]
    "A few of us old codgers met at the fireside."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

codger, n. (usu. in old codger) colloq. a person, esp. an old or strange one.

Etymology
perh. var. of cadger: see CADGE

ROGET THESAURUS

codger

Parsimony

N parsimony, parcity, parsimoniousness, stinginess, stint, illiberality, tenacity, avarice, greed, miser, niggard, churl, screw, skinflint, crib, codger, muckworm, scrimp, lickpenny, hunks, curmudgeon, Harpagon, harpy, extortioner, Jew, usurer, Hessian, pinch fist, pinch penny, parsimonious, penurious, stingy, miserly, mean, shabby, peddling, scrubby, penny wise, near, niggardly, close, fast handed, close handed, strait handed, close fisted, hard fisted, tight fisted, tight, sparing, chary, grudging, griping, illiberal, ungenerous, churlish, hidebound, sordid, mercenary, venal, covetous, usurious, avaricious, greedy, extortionate, rapacious, with a sparing hand, desunt inopioe multa avaritiae omnia, hoards after hoards his rising raptures fill, the unsunn'd heaps of miser's treasures.


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