Definitions for miserlyˈmaɪ zər li
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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"
Like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money
like a miser; very covetous; sordid; niggardly
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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Be generous but not extravagant, be frugal but not miserly.
Translations for miserly
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- nærig, gerrig, gnieragtigDanish
- gierig, knausrig, knauserig, geizigGerman
- tacaño, mezquinoSpanish
- pingre, avare, chicheFrench
- けち, 吝嗇Japanese
- 인색하다, 인색한Korean
- pão-duro, mesquinhoPortuguese
- прижимистый, жадный, скаредный, скупойRussian
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