[chin-chee] /ˈtʃɪn tʃi/
adjective, chinchier, chinchiest. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
stingy; miserly; cheap.
Parsimonious; stingy; mean; chintzy
[1300+; Middle English fr Old French chiche in same sense]
[shing-kuh-teeg, ching-] /ˌʃɪŋ kəˈtig, ˌtʃɪŋ-/ noun 1. a town on a small island in a lagoon (Chincoteague Bay) in E Virginia: annual wild pony roundup.
noun 1. a wild pony found on certain islands off the Virginia coast, apparently descended from Moorish ponies shipwrecked in this vicinity in the 16th century.
- Chin cough
noun 1. another name for whooping cough
/ˈtʃɪndɪə/ noun 1. China and India considered together in economic and strategic terms