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stin·gy

stingy

 
 
pronunciation:
stIn ji
part of speech: adjective
inflections: stingier, stingiest
definition 1: spending or giving as little as possible.
My stingy boss has not given me a raise in two years.
synonyms:
tight
antonyms:
bountiful, generous, liberal
similar words:
cheap, mean
definition 2: less than expected or needed; meager.
He gave her a stingy amount of money when she needed help.
synonyms:
meager, scant
antonyms:
generous
similar words:
frugal, inadequate, mean, pitiful, poor, slender, thin
derivations: stingily (adv.), stinginess (n.)