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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mi·ser /ˈmaɪzɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mi·ser n.
 1. A wretched person; a person afflicted by any great misfortune. [Obs.]
    The woeful words of a miser now despairing.   --Sir P. Sidney.
 2. A despicable person; a wretch. [Obs.]
 3. A covetous, grasping, mean person; esp., one having wealth, who lives miserably for the sake of saving and increasing his hoard.
 As some lone miser, visiting his store,
 Bends at his treasure, counts, recounts it o'er.   --Goldsmith.
 5. A kind of large earth auger.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a stingy hoarder of money and possessions (often living