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What does "Stingy" mean?

Definition

(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