HyperDic: niggardly

English > 1 sense of the word niggardly:
ADJECTIVEallniggardly, grudging, scrimypetty or reluctant in giving or spending
niggardly > pronunciation
Soundsnih'gerdliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > niggardly: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningpetty or reluctant in giving or spending.
Example"a niggardly tip"
Synonymsgrudging, scrimy
Broaderstingy, ungenerousUnwilling to spend
Spanishescaso, roñoso, tiñoso
Catalanescàs, ronyós, tinyós
Nounsniggarda selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
niggardlinessextreme / extreme stinginess

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