What does stingy mean?

Definitions for stingyˈstɪn dʒi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stingy, ungenerous(adj)

    unwilling to spend

    "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"

  2. meager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpy(adj)

    deficient in amount or quality or extent

    "meager resources"; "meager fare"

Wiktionary

  1. stingy(Adjective)

    Stinging; able to sting.

  2. stingy(Adjective)

    Extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stingy(adj)

    stinging; able to sting

  2. Stingy

    extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl

  3. Origin: [Probably from sting, and meaning originally, stinging; hence, biting, nipping (of the wind), churlish, avaricious; or cf. E. skinch.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stingy

    stin′ji, adj. niggardly: avaricious.—adv. Stin′gily.—n. Stin′giness, [Merely sting-y.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stingy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stingy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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