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mean

adjective
 
/miːn/
not kind
scortese
My sister was being mean to me.
UK A mean person does not like spending money, especially on other people.
meschino, tirchio, avaro
He’s too mean to buy her a ring.
(Definition of mean adjective from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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