Use penny-pinching in a sentence
He practiced a penny-pinching economy.
You get in trouble if you're too openly penny-pinching.
That penny-pinching Skinner wants me to cut corners and get myself into trouble, so he can fire me.
Jan Paderewski swore that his boy would have a chance to study there, no matter how much penny-pinching would have to be done at home in order to finance the venture.
A housewife will respond to a luxurious evening out; putting on an evening gown can separate her from her housekeeping, penny-pinching view of herself, and the sight of her husband in a tuxedo can fill her romantic cup to the brim.