What does the word stingy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Stinginess.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Extremely penurious or selfish.

Usage examples for stingy

  1. You've become stingy about using your legs. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  2. Some people are stingy." – The Guests Of Hercules by 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 by Anthony Trollope