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Meanings of "avare" in English French Dictionary : 33 result(s)

French English
Common
avare [n] miser
avare [n] scrooge
avare [adj] stingy
avare [adj] skinflint
General
avare [n] miser
avare [n] moneygrubber
avare [n] skinflint
avare [n] money-grubber
avare [adj] grudging
avare [adj] skimpy
avare [adj] thrifty/mean
avare [adj] sordid
avare [adj] tight-fisted
avare [adj] scanty
avare [adj] grabby
avare [adj] tight
avare [adj] parsimonious
avare [adj] scant
avare [adj] miserly
avare [adj] prehensile
avare [adj] mean
avare [adj] cheapskate
avare [adj] covetous
avare [adj] stingy
avare [adj] grasping
avare [adj] penurious
avare [adj] niggard
avare [adj] rapacious
avare [adj] greedy
avare [adj] illiberal
avare [adj] closefisted
avare [adj] close-fisted
avare [adj] curmudgeonly

Meanings of "avare" with other terms in English French Dictionary : 11 result(s)

French English
General
être mesquin/avare [v] act stingily
être avare [v] be money-grubbing
être avare [v] be sparing with
être avare [v] be tight-lipped
devenir avare [v] become stingy
personne têtue et avare [f] anal character
Idioms
être avare to be tight fisted
Proverbs
a père avare; fils prodigue niggard father; spendthrift son
a père avare; fils prodigue the miser's son is a spendthrift
l'avare; comme le chien de cuisine; tourne la broche pour autrui the covetous man; like a dog in a wheel; roasts meat for others
Petroleum
gaz avare tight gas