Definition of parsimonious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

parsimonious

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌpɑːsɪˈməʊniəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpɑːrsəˈmoʊniəs//
 
(formal)
 
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extremely unwilling to spend money synonym mean They blamed the ailing state education system on a series of parsimonious governments.
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