miserly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “miserly” in the English Dictionary

"miserly" in British English

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uk   /ˈmaɪ.zəl.i/  us   /-zɚ.li/ disapproving

miserly adjective (PERSON)

like or ​typical of a ​miser: a miserly ​person

miserly adjective (AMOUNT)

A miserly ​amount is ​extremelysmall: The ​workers are ​paid a miserly $2 a ​day.
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of miserly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “miserly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 守财奴似的, 吝啬鬼似的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 守財奴似的, 吝嗇鬼似的…
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“miserly” in British English

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