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English definition of “chintzy”

chintzy

adjective uk   /ˈtʃɪnt.si/ us  

chintzy adjective (DECORATION)

decorated with a lot of chintz: I find their house a bit too chintzy.

chintzy adjective (CHEAP)

US cheap and of low quality: It's a chintzy hat, you can't expect it to last for long.

chintzy adjective (NOT GENEROUS)

US not willing to spend money: Don't be so chintzy, the whole evening will only cost you ten bucks.
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