Definition of miserly adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    miserly

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈmaɪzəli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪzərli//
     
    (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1(of a person) hating to spend money synonym mean
  2. 2(of a quantity or amount) too small synonym paltry
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: miserly