Definitions for miserlyˈmaɪ zər li

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word miserly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mean, mingy, miserly, tight(adj)

    (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

    "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip"

Wiktionary

  1. miserly(Adjective)

    Like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money

Webster Dictionary

  1. Miserly(adj)

    like a miser; very covetous; sordid; niggardly

Editors Contribution

  1. Miserly

    Miserly means to be really stingy and to ignore other people ; to be really mean.

    The girl was really kind although her brothers and sisters were very spiteful and miserly.


Translations for miserly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for miserly »

Translation

Find a translation for the miserly definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these miserly definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"miserly." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 May 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/miserly>.

Are we missing a good definition for miserly? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for miserly:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.