stingy
Pronunciation
  • enPR: stĭnʹjē, IPA: /ˈstɪndʒi/
Adjective

stingy (comparative stingier, superlative stingiest)

  1. Unwilling to spend, give, or share; ungenerous; mean
    • 1909, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea Chapter XVIII
      "Well, I'm doing my best to grow," said Davy, "but it's a thing you can't hurry much. If Marilla wasn't so stingy with her jam I believe I'd grow a lot faster."
  2. Small, scant, meager, insufficient
Synonyms Translations Pronunciation Adjective

stingy (comparative stingier, superlative stingiest)

  1. Stinging; able to sting.
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