stingy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstɪndʒi/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈstɪndʒi/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(stinfor 1; stingē for 2)


Inflections of 'stingy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
stingier
adj comparative
stingiest
adj superlative
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stingy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a stingy [person, man, woman, individual, miser]
  2. can be stingy [at times, when it suits him]
  3. is stingy with her [candy, money, toys]
  4. is stingy and refuses to [help, contribute, give]
  5. offensive, slang: is a stingy [bastard, asshole, prick]
  6. too stingy to [pay, buy, treat, invite]
  7. is [rather, a bit, pretty] stingy
  8. that seems a bit stingy
  9. a stingy [helping, serving, portion]
  10. a stingy [salary, wage, income]
  11. [faced, provided] stingy [defense, opposition, resistance]
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