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stingy

adjective uk   /ˈstɪn.dʒi/ informal disapproving us  
unwilling to spend money: He's really stingy and never buys the drinks when we go out. The owners are so stingy - they've refused to pay for new carpets.
stinginess
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
He blames government stinginess for the lack of money available to spend on new books in schools.
Translations of “stingy”
in Korean 인색한…
in Arabic بَخيل…
in French avare, chiche…
in Turkish cimri, hasis, pinti…
in Italian spilorcio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小氣的,吝嗇的…
in Russian жадный, скаредный…
in Polish skąpy…
in Spanish mezquino, tacaño, parco…
in Portuguese miserável, mesquinho, pão-duro…
in German knickerig…
in Catalan garrepa…
in Japanese けちな, しみったれた…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小气的,吝啬的…
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