Complete Definition of "stingy"

English

Etymology 1
See sting.

Pronunciation
IPA: /ËstɪÅɪ/

Adjective
en-adj|sting|ier

  1. sting|Stinging; able to sting.

Translations
trans-top|able to sting
Finnish: pistävä
German: stechend
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Etymology 2
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Pronunciation
IPA: /Ëstɪn(d)Êɪ/
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Adjective
en-adj|sting|ier

  1. Extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl.

Translations
trans-top|covetous, meanly avaricious
Czech: lakomý m
Finnish: nuuka, itara
German: geizig, knauserig/knausrig
Italian: tirchio, avaro
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Russian: ÑкÑпой (skupój), ÑкаÑеднÑй (skár'ednyj), пÑижимиÑÑÑй (prižímistyj)
Spanish: t|es|mezquino, t|es|tacaño
Swedish: snål
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trans-top|translations to be checked
ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|بخÙÙ unicode|(baÏí:l)
ttbc|Chinese: å°æ°£, å°æ° (xiÇoqì)
ttbc|Dutch: gierig
ttbc|French: avare
ttbc|Japanese: ãã¡ (kechi), ãã¡ãª (kechina), åå (ããããã, rinshoku)
ttbc|Korean: ì¸ìí (insaekhan)
ttbc|Portuguese: ávaro
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