Stinginess



adjective, stingier, stingiest.
1.
reluctant to give or spend; not generous; niggardly; penurious:
He’s a stingy old miser.
2.
scanty or meager:
a stingy little income.
adjective -gier, -giest
1.
unwilling to spend or give
2.
insufficient or scanty
adjective stingier, stingiest
1.
(informal) stinging or capable of stinging
noun (pl) stingies
2.
(South Wales, dialect) a stinging nettle: I put my hand on a stingy

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