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



    BrE BrE//ˈnɪɡədli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɪɡərdli//
    (formal, disapproving)
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  1. 1unwilling to be generous with money, time, etc. synonym mean
  2. 2(of a gift or an amount of money) not worth much and given unwillingly synonym miserly
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: niggardly