Definition of meanness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmiːnnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmiːnnəs//
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  1. 1meanness (to somebody) unkind behaviour I was shocked by her meanness to the other children.
  2. 2(British English) the quality of not being generous He attacked the meanness of rich men.