What does miserly mean?

Definitions for miserlyˈmaɪ zər li

Here are all the 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"


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of miserly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of miserly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation):

    Be generous but not extravagant, be frugal but not miserly.

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