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stingier, comparative; stingiest, superlative;
  1. Unwilling to give or spend; ungenerous
    • - his employer is stingy and idle
    • - he was stingy with his information
  2. Insufficient in quantity; scanty
    • - the crabmeat is stingy and the black bean soup is not quite hot enough

  1. unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
  2. meager: deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare"
  3. (stingily) in a stingy manner; "their rich uncle treated them rather chintzily"
  4. (stinginess) a lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money
  5. "Stingy" is a song by R&B singer Ginuwine. It was originally from the Barbershop soundtrack then included on his fourth album The Senior the following year.
  6. Stinging; able to sting
  7. (stinginess) macchariya (q.v.); cf. Tab. II.
  8. not generous; unwilling to give or spend
  9. A person who lives whole of his life in poverty to die rich.
  10. spending unwillingly