A miserly person; SYN. tightwad.
Especially; one who tries to avoid paying a fair share of costs or expenses
2. A medieval peasant.
3. Rustic, countryman.
4 . A rude ill-bred person.
5. A stingy morose person.
ETYM Old Eng. cornmudgin, where -mudgin is prob. from Old Fren. muchier, mucier, French musser to hide; of uncertain origin; cf. Old Eng. muchares skulking thieves, Eng. miche, micher.
A crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas.
ETYM Latin miser wretched, miserable; cf. Greek misos hate, misein to hate: cf. Italian and Spanish misero wretched, avaricious.
A hoarder of money and possessions (often living miserably).