What does "Stingy" mean?


(a.) Stinging; able to sting (superl.) Extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl

Synonyms mean, close, small, tight, little, meager, parsimonious, near, cheap, selfish, penurious, chintzy, miserly, niggardly, mingy, grudging, beggarly, cheeseparing, scrimpy, ungenerous, closefisted, chinchy, penny-pinching, tightfisted, scrimy, hardfisted

Example: "She practices economy without being stingy"

Word Family stingier, stingiest, stinginess