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

stingy
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: not generous
Synonyms:
cheap (informal), tightfisted (informal), tight-fisted (informal), closefisted, close-fisted, penny-pinching (informal), tight (informal), miserly, ungenerous, mean , stinting, parsimonious
Antonyms:
generous , liberal, kind , kind-hearted, accommodating, charitable, benevolent, philanthropic, unsparing, freehanded, lavish , bountiful, copious
Sense: Adjective: sparse
Synonyms:
sparse , meager, meagre (UK), skimpy, scanty, scant , poor , light , slim , measly (informal), thin on the ground, insufficient, few and far between, in short supply

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