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Definitions and Synonyms of miserly | Another word for miserly | What is miserly?

Definition 1: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where miserly or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a mean person
  • he left a miserly tip

Synonyms for miserly in the sense of this definition

(miserly is similar to ...) unwilling to spend (money, time, resources, etc.)

"she practices economy without being stingy" "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"

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