Stingy

Definition of Stingy

Sting´y
a.1.Stinging; able to sting.
1.Extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl.
A stingy, narrow-hearted fellow that had a deal of choice fruit, had not the heart to touch it till it began to be rotten.
- L'estrange.

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Lenten, Scotch, Spartan, abstemious, ascetic, austere, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, close, closefisted, costive, dwarfed, dwarfish, economical, exiguous, frugal, hardfisted, illiberal, impoverished, infrequent, jejune, lean, limited, little, meager, mingy, narrow, near, niggard, niggardly, paltry, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penny-wise, petty, piddling, pinchfisted, pinching, pinchpenny, poor, puny, rare, save-all, scaly, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, scrawny, screwy, scrimp, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom met with, seldom seen, skimp, skimping, skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small, spare, sparing, sparse, spotty, sprinkled, starvation, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsistence, thin, thrifty, tightfisted, unchivalrous, ungenerous, ungiving, unnourishing, unnutritious, watered, watery
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