The Word Frame: けち

けち (ケチ kechi) – (n.) Selfish, stingy, miserly, cheap, penny-pincher, cheapskate, tightwad… (basically any conceivable related noun or adjective you might want to associate with this person.)
彼は金持ちだが、けちだ。いつもスーパーでサンプルして、何も買わない。He’s such a miser even though he’s rich. He’s always taking samples at the supermarket without buying anything.
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