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mean

adjective (NOT GENEROUS)
不慷慨的
 
 
/miːn/ mainly UK
not willing to give or share things, especially money
吝啬的,小气的
He's too mean to buy her a ring.
他太吝啬了,舍不得给她买一枚戒指。
My landlord's very mean with the heating - it's only on for two hours each day.
我的房东对使用暖气很吝啬——每天只开两个小时。
Mean with money
(Definition of mean adjective (NOT GENEROUS) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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