noun see stingy

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  • Stinginess — Stin gi*ness, n. The quality or state of being stingy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stinginess — index austerity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stinginess — stingy ► ADJECTIVE (stingier, stingiest) informal ▪ mean; ungenerous. DERIVATIVES stingily adverb stinginess noun. ORIGIN perhaps a dialect variant of STING(Cf. ↑stinger) …   English terms dictionary

  • Stinginess — …   Wikipedia

  • stinginess — See stingily. * * * …   Universalium

  • stinginess — noun A lack of generosity. See Also: stingy, parsimony …   Wiktionary

  • stinginess — sting·i·ness || stɪndʒɪnɪs n. quality of being stingy, lack of generosity, parsimoniousness, miserliness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stinginess — stin·gi·ness …   English syllables

  • stinginess — noun a lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money • Ant: ↑generosity • Derivationally related forms: ↑stingy • Hypernyms: ↑trait • Hyponyms: ↑meanness …   Useful english dictionary

  • a moth in your wallet —    stinginess    The Tineola bisselliella doesn t normally go for leather, although it favours an undisturbed site for its eggs:     Symington would pick up the tab... there were no moths in his wallet. (Sanders, 1983) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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