chintzy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"chintzy" in British English

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chintzyadjective

uk   us   /ˈtʃɪnt.si/

chintzy adjective (DECORATION)

decorated with a lot of ​chintz: I ​findtheirhouse a ​bit too chintzy.

chintzy adjective (CHEAP)

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

chintzy adjective (NOT GENEROUS)

US not ​willing to ​spendmoney: Don't be so chintzy, the ​wholeevening will only ​cost you ten ​bucks.
(Definition of chintzy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chintzy" in American English

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chintzyadjective

 us   /ˈtʃɪnt·si/ slang
(of things) ​cheap and not well made, or (of ​people) not ​willing to ​spendmoney: He never ​tipped enough – he was too chintzy.
(Definition of chintzy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chintzy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 装饰, 以大量的摩擦轧光印花棉布装饰…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝飾, 以大量的印花棉布裝飾…
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