mingy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “mingy” in the English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈmɪn.dʒi/ UK informal
not ​generous and ​unwilling to give ​money: I only gave five ​pounds towards his ​present - do you ​think that was a ​bit mingy? A mingy ​amount is ​smaller than you would like: I ​hate that ​restaurant - they give you really mingy ​portions.
(Definition of mingy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mingy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 吝啬的,小气的, (数量)少得可怜的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吝嗇的,小氣的, (數量)少得可憐的…
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