Definition of stingy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

stingy

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈstɪndʒi//
 
(stingier, stingiest)(informal)
 
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not given or giving willingly; not generous, especially with money You're stingy! (= not willing to spend money) Don't be so stingy with the ice cream! opposite generous (1)
 
noun [uncountable]
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