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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. unwilling to spend;
- Example: "she practices economy without being stingy"
- Example: "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
[syn: stingy, ungenerous]

2. deficient in amount or quality or extent;
- Example: "meager resources"
- Example: "meager fare"
[syn: meager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpy]

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4 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stingy \Sting"y\, a. Stinging; able to sting. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stingy \Stin"gy\, a. [Compar. Stingier; superl. Stingiest.] [Probably from sting, and meaning originally, stinging; hence, biting, nipping (of the wind), churlish, avaricious; or cf. E. skinch.] Extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl. [1913 Webster] A stingy, narrow-hearted fellow that had a deal of choice fruit, had not the heart to touch it till it began to be rotten. --L'estrange. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

stingy adj 1: unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds" [syn: stingy, ungenerous] [ant: generous] 2: deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare" [syn: meager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpy] [ant: ample]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

89 Moby Thesaurus words for "stingy": Lenten, Scotch, Spartan, abstemious, ascetic, austere, avaricious, cheap, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, close, closefisted, costive, dwarfed, dwarfish, economical, exiguous, frugal, hardfisted, illiberal, impoverished, infrequent, jejune, lean, limited, little, meager, mean, mingy, miserly, narrow, near, niggard, niggardly, paltry, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penny-wise, penurious, petty, piddling, pinchfisted, pinching, pinchpenny, poor, puny, rare, save-all, scaly, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, scrawny, screwy, scrimp, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom met with, seldom seen, skimp, skimping, skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small, spare, sparing, sparse, spotty, sprinkled, starvation, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsistence, thin, thrifty, tight, tightfisted, unchivalrous, ungenerous, ungiving, unnourishing, unnutritious, watered, watery