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gingerly, uneasy, SAFER, safest.
mingy, tightfisted, tight-wad.
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, inconsiderable, insufficient, middling, occasional, piddling, some, trifling, not many, Unfrequent, scarcely any, few and far between, not too many, widely spaced, semioccasional.
inadequate, insufficient, poor, scarce, skimpy, sparse, Flyspeck, deficient, meager, miserly, niggardly, scanty.
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.
egomaniacal, Self-interested, wrapped up in oneself, out for number one.
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.
abstemious, ascetic, austere, cheeseparing, closefisted, frugal, meager, mean, miserly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, petty, spartan, thrifty, tight, Hard-fisted, narrow-fisted.
acquisitive, churlish, curmudgeonly, extortionate, grasping, ignoble, illiberal, meanly, narrow, scurvy, selfish, shabby, Scrimping, Skimping.
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:
– Fighting the Whales by R.M. Ballantyne
– Bessie Bradford's Prize by Joanna H. Mathews
– The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
– The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories by Hale, Edward Everett
– Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch