Spanish English Dictionary

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avaro in English:

1. niggard niggard



English word "avaro"(niggard) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "De Profundis" (Oscar Wilde)
Fichas del libro - "Percy A Tragedy" (Hannah More)
Fichas del libro - "Familiar Faces" (Harry Graham)
Fichas del libro - "The Conquest of Fear" (Basil K...
Fichas del libro - "Sonnets and Poems" (Eleanor Fa...

2. grudging


He could not help feeling a grudging admiration for the old lady.
she gave us a grudging apology

English word "avaro"(grudging) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "The Guardians" (Irving Cox)
Fichas del libro - "Bastien Lepage" (Fr. Crastre)
Fichas del libro - "Death" (Maurice Maeterlinck)
Fichas del libro - "Brknk's Bounty" (Gerald Allan ...
Fichas del libro - "The Story of Wool" (Sara Ware ...

3. miser


A miser hoards money not because he is prudent but because he is greedy.
It is true he is rich, but he is a miser.
miser somebody who loves money but hates spending it
A miser may die with his money still hidden in the mattress.
The miser liked to sit and play with his money
What a miser you are!
My neighbor is a penny-pinching old miser who won't even give you the time of day.

English word "avaro"(miser) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Fun and Nonsense" (Willard Bonte)
Fichas del libro - "Artful Anticks" (Oliver Herford)
Fichas del libro - "Bessie in the City" (Joanna Ma...
Fichas del libro - "Self-Doomed A Novel" (B. L. Fa...
Fichas del libro - "Maitre Cornelius" (Honore de B...

4. miserly


The name of "Scrooge" has even entered the English language to describe any miserly person

English word "avaro"(miserly) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Lancashire Songs" (Edwin Waugh)
Fichas del libro - "Rhyme and Reason Volume Two" (...
Fichas del libro - "Joyzelle" (Maurice Maeterlinck)
Fichas del libro - "Leo the Circus Boy" (Ralph Bon...
Fichas del libro - "Maitre Cornelius" (Honore de B...

5. avaricious


... nor, on the contrary, avaricious; for whenever he knew...

English word "avaro"(avaricious) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Gossip" (Mona Gould)
Fichas del libro - "Arabian Wisdom" (John Wortabet)
Fichas del libro - "Pierre Grassou" (Honore de Bal...
Fichas del libro - "Gamblers and Gambling" (Henry ...
Fichas del libro - "Tales and Legends of the Tyrol...

6. grasping


He then put his shoes into the bag and, grasping the iron bar in his right hand, he moved quietly to

English word "avaro"(grasping) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "The Lost Child" (Henry Kingsley)
Fichas del libro - "Father Bear and Bobby Bear" (H...
Fichas del libro - "The Three Sisters Night Watche...
Fichas del libro - "The Genera of Phyllomedusine F...