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Spell check of stingy
- Correct spelling:
- economical (adjective)
- cheap, prudent, self-denying, cheeseparing, austere, parsimonious, frugal, thrifty, economical, moderate, sparing.
- insufficient (adjective)
- flyspeck, scarce, deficient, miserly, meager, niggardly, skimpy, sparse, inadequate, insufficient, scanty, poor.
- stingy (adjective)
- closefisted, thrifty, mean, meager, Spartan, hard-fisted, narrow-fisted, parsimonious, penny-pinching, miserly, tight, cheeseparing, frugal, ascetic, austere, abstemious, petty.
- small (adjective)
- teeny-weeny, bantam, little, deficient, piddling, baby, compact, minute, slim, trifling, niggardly, smallish, scrawny, minor, delicate, miniature, short, dwarfish, puny, meager, modest, petite, itty-bitty, beggarly, microscopic, toy, minimal, negligible, small, wee, spare, teensy, scant, miserly, teeny, sparing, picayune, pocket, ungenerous, diminutive, tiny, weeny, slight, paltry, nugatory, scanty.
- Other synonyms:
- uncharitable, closefisted, tight, avaricious, extortionate, cheeseparing, excess, cheap, greedy, scrimping, ungenerous, skimping, meagre, economies, scrimy, meanspirited, ignoble, chintzy, beggarly, penny-pinching, illiberal, mean, close-fisted, give, chinchy, sordid, covetous, exiguous, thin, light, mingy, scurvy, shabby, big, meagerly, parsimonious, hand-to-mouth, acquisitive, narrow, churlish, niggard, grasping, grudging, pinching, thrift, penurious, meanly, stinting, scrimpy, selfish, near, rapacious, miserly, pinchpenny, measly, meager, costive, tightfisted, skimp, curmudgeonly, slender, careful, economic, hardfisted, close, niggardly.
- Common misspellings:
- stingey (100%)
- Examples of usage:
But they are stingy in another way, that brings with it its own punishment- they starve themselves. - - "An Old Sailor's Yarns", Nathaniel Ames.
They were wise enough and interesting enough for me at three and twenty, though, when by the death of my elder brother I leapt at once from an irksome struggle, with expensive tastes, on a stingy allowance of three hundred a year, to the full enjoyment of an income of eight thousand. - - "An Old Sailor's Yarns", Nathaniel Ames. - "A Witch of the Hills, v. 1-2", Florence Warden.
In reality he could not afford it, yet only a stingy convention might have urged him to be careful. - - "An Old Sailor's Yarns", Nathaniel Ames. - "A Witch of the Hills, v. 1-2", Florence Warden. - "The Promise of Air", Algernon Blackwood.
- But they are stingy in another way, that brings with it its own punishment- they starve themselves.
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