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OTHER WORDS FROM miserlymi·ser·li·ness, nounun·mi·ser·ly, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for miserly
Old Ebenezer Balfour turns out to be miserly and widely hated, residing in a dilapidated, only half-built house.
A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens’s beloved novella about a miserly old man and the three ghosts who visit to teach him about the spirit of Christmas, is one of my favorite stories ever written.
With the passage of Prop 22, the companies have now legislated into existence another miserly version of a portable safety net, along with a face-saving attempt at a minimum wage.The broken business model of Uber and Lyft is taking a heavy toll on society|matthewheimer|December 19, 2020|Fortune
So being hypocritical and miserly are what Falwell is being roasted for.
Her father, though basically miserly, did not stint on household bills.The Week in Death: Clarissa Dickson Wright, One of ‘Two Fat Ladies’|The Telegraph|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I decided not to be miserly for once and bought first-class tickets to be sure of a seat.‘Stupid Enough to Pay’: Tim Parks’s Italian Rail Adventures|Tim Parks|June 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They also took advantage of the necessity of others, in miserly traffic in Beaver skins with the Savages.
A little breath of red crept into the withered cheeks of the miserly old man.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
If a man be poor who wishes to have everything, then an ambitious and a miserly man languish in extreme poverty.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
A very religious and very miserly man who hoarded for his son.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The unhappy fact was that this sudden acquisition of wealth had developed a really miserly disposition in the elder brother.