Stingy

имя прилагательное 1) скупой, прижимистый, скаредный Например: stingy man — скупой человек He is a bit stingy. — Он скуповат. Don't be so stingy with the tea! — Не жалей чая! He was never stingy of cash. — Он никогда не был прижимистым. Синоним(ы): niggardly, tight-fisted, penurious, mean, close-fisted 2) недостаточный, ограниченный, скудный Например: stingy harvest / crop — скудный урожай Синоним(ы): scanty 3) узкий (о полях шляпы) Синоним(ы): narrow

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Stingy

adjective (stingier; -est) Etymology: perhaps from English dialect *stinge, noun, sting; akin to Old English stingan to sting 1. not generous or liberal ; sparing or scant in using, giving, or spending
Example: stingy with the salt
Example: stingy employee benefits 2. meanly scanty or small
Example: stingy portions of meatstingily adverbstinginess noun Synonyms: stingy, close, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, miserly mean being unwilling or showing unwillingness to share with others. stingy implies a marked lack of generosity
Example: a stingy child, not given to sharing. close suggests keeping a tight grip on one's money and possessions
Example: folks who are very close when charity calls. niggardly implies giving or spending the very smallest amount possible
Example: the niggardly amount budgeted for the town library. parsimonious suggests a frugality so extreme as to lead to stinginess
Example: a parsimonious lifestyle notably lacking in luxuries. penurious implies niggardliness that gives an appearance of actual poverty
Example: the penurious eccentric bequeathed a fortune. miserly suggests a sordid avariciousness and a morbid pleasure in hoarding
Example: a miserly couple devoid of social conscience.

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