[ min-jee ]
/ ˈmɪn dʒi /
adjective, min·gi·er, min·gi·est.
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Words nearby mingy
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British Dictionary definitions for mingy
/ (ˈmɪndʒɪ) /
adjective -gier or -giest
British informal miserly, stingy, or niggardly
Word Origin for mingy
C20: probably a blend of mean ² + stingy 1
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