Translation of "miserly" - English-Spanish dictionary

miserly

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

like or typical of a miser

mezquino
a miserly person

A miserly amount is extremely small.

miserable
The workers are paid a miserly $2 a day.
miserliness noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈmaɪ.zəl.i.nəs/ us /ˈmaɪ.zɚ.li.nəs/

(Translation of “miserly” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)