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stingy


4 dicționare găsite pentru stingy
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stingy \Sting"y\, a.
     Stinging; able to sting.
     [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stingy \Stin"gy\, a. [Compar. Stingier; superl. Stingiest.]
     [Probably from sting, and meaning originally, stinging;
     hence, biting, nipping (of the wind), churlish, avaricious;
     or cf. E. skinch.]
     Extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly;
     miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A stingy, narrow-hearted fellow that had a deal of
           choice fruit, had not the heart to touch it till it
           began to be rotten.                      --L'estrange.
     [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  stingy
       adj 1: not generous; "she practices economy without being stingy";
              "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds" [syn:
               ungenerous] [ant: generous]
       2: selfishly unwilling to share with others [syn: ungenerous]
       [also: stingiest, stingier]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  89 Moby Thesaurus words for "stingy":
     Lenten, Scotch, Spartan, abstemious, ascetic, austere, avaricious,
     cheap, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, close, closefisted, costive,
     dwarfed, dwarfish, economical, exiguous, frugal, hardfisted,
     illiberal, impoverished, infrequent, jejune, lean, limited, little,
     meager, mean, mingy, miserly, narrow, near, niggard, niggardly,
     paltry, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penny-wise, penurious, petty,
     piddling, pinchfisted, pinching, pinchpenny, poor, puny, rare,
     save-all, scaly, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, scrawny, screwy,
     scrimp, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom met with, seldom seen, skimp,
     skimping, skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small, spare, sparing,
     sparse, spotty, sprinkled, starvation, stinted, straitened,
     stunted, subsistence, thin, thrifty, tight, tightfisted,
     unchivalrous, ungenerous, ungiving, unnourishing, unnutritious,
     watered, watery  
     

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