Definition of “mingy” - English Dictionary

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“mingy” in British English

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mingyadjective

uk /ˈmɪn.dʒi/ 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)