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Correct spelling:
stingy
Definition:
Niggardly; sordid; narrow- spirited; penurious.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
stingy, ungenerous.
chary
gingerly, uneasy, SAFER, safest.
cheap
mingy, tightfisted, tight-wad.
despicable
shabby.
economical
cheap, economical, meager, moderate, penurious, provident, prudent, self-denying, sparing, austere, cheeseparing, curmudgeonly, frugal, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-wise, prudential, thrifty, timesaving, time-saving, unwasteful, money-saving, on the rims, work-saving.
few
few, inconsiderable, insufficient, middling, occasional, piddling, some, trifling, not many, Unfrequent, scarcely any, few and far between, not too many, widely spaced, semioccasional.
insufficient
inadequate, insufficient, poor, scarce, skimpy, sparse, Flyspeck, deficient, meager, miserly, niggardly, scanty.
mean
niggard, scrimpy.
narrow-minded
illiberal.
penny-pinching, averse to spending money
acquisitive, avaricious, chary, cheap, chintzy, churlish, close, costive, covetous, curmudgeonly, economical, extortionate, frugal, grasping, greedy, grudging, ignoble, illiberal, mean, miserly, narrow, near, parsimonious, penurious, petty, rapacious, saving, scurvy, selfish, sordid, sparing, thrifty, tightfisted, uncharitable, ungenerous, Pinchpenny, Scrimping, Skimping, close-fisted, pennywise, Ungiving, ironfisted.
selfish
egomaniacal, Self-interested, wrapped up in oneself, out for number one.
small
baby, bantam, beggarly, compact, deficient, delicate, diminutive, dwarfish, itty-bitty, little, microscopic, miniature, minimal, minor, minute, modest, negligible, niggardly, nugatory, paltry, petite, picayune, piddling, pocket, puny, scant, scanty, scrawny, short, slight, slim, small, smallish, spare, teensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, toy, trifling, ungenerous, wee, weeny, meager, miserly, sparing.
stingy
abstemious, ascetic, austere, cheeseparing, closefisted, frugal, meager, mean, miserly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, petty, spartan, thrifty, tight, Hard-fisted, narrow-fisted.
tight
closefisted.
tightfisted
Pinchpenny, pennywise.
noun
parsimonious
acquisitive, churlish, curmudgeonly, extortionate, grasping, ignoble, illiberal, meanly, narrow, scurvy, selfish, shabby, Scrimping, Skimping.
stingy
beggarly, cheap, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, close, closefisted, grudging, hardfisted, meager, mean, mingy, miserly, near, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, scrimpy, scrimy, tight, tightfisted, ungenerous.
Examples of usage:
  1. A feeling of anger instantly rose within me, and I exclaimed, loud enough for him to hear- " I do believe that stingy old chap has been listening to every word we've been saying!" – Fighting the Whales by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. Turned stingy all of a sudden, eh? – Bessie Bradford's Prize by Joanna H. Mathews
  3. He was told to be anything but stingy. – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  4. I shall offer him one, and he is so mean and stingy that he will take it. – The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories by Hale, Edward Everett
  5. Harding's too cute and too stingy for that. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch

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