stingy

Part of speech: adjective

Scanty.

Part of speech: noun

Stinginess.

Part of speech: adjective

Extremely penurious or selfish.

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Usage examples "stingy":

  1. You've become stingy about using your legs. - "Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2", Martin Anderson Nexo.
  2. Some people are stingy." - "The Guests Of Hercules", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.
  3. The chances are you never have any ready money, and become as stingy as an old file. - "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.