Niggardly

Definition of Niggardly

Nig´gard`ly   Pronunciation: nĭg´gẽrd`lŷ
a.1.Meanly covetous or avaricious in dealing with others; stingy; niggard.
Where the owner of the house will be bountiful, it is not for the steward to be niggardly.
- Bp. Hall.
adv.1.In a niggard manner.

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