adjective, stin·gi·er, stin·gi·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stingystin·gi·ly, adverbstin·gi·ness, noun
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With a stingy defense and a steady offense conducted by sharpshooter Quentin Grimes, the Cougars haven’t looked this good since the days of Phi Slama Jama.The Top Seeds To Trust — And Avoid — In The Men’s NCAA Tournament|Santul Nerkar (email@example.com)|March 19, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
They’re not prolific scorers, they’re not the stingiest team, their goaltending is just above average, and yet they have the fourth-best points percentage in the league.What We’ve Been Watching In An Extra-Weird NHL Season|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|March 5, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Artists looking for a fairer shake from notoriously stingy streamers might be able to turn to blockchain.
Now the once stingy Padres boast one of the sport’s most formidable and well-paid lineups.The Fernando Tatis Jr. deal is huge, but so are the Padres’ ambition and baseball’s expectations|Chelsea Janes|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
Maryland missed out on Hunter Dickinson, but its recent local recruiting tells a different storyMaryland started the game by air-balling a layup and then struggled to make shots against Michigan’s stingy defense.Maryland can’t keep up with No. 7 Michigan and never leads during an 87-63 loss|Emily Giambalvo|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
His post-election press conference was too long, too provocative, and too stingy in his phoned-in praise for the winners.
The city is notoriously stingy with snow days, closing schools less than 10 times since 1978, including Friday.After the Blizzard, 100 Million People Will Be Hit With Freezing Air From the North Pole|Eric Holthaus|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Any way you look at it, corporate America has been very stingy.The SEC Can’t Make CEOs Care About Their Employees|Daniel Gross|September 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Tired of being a poster child for stingy salaries, Walmart snarkily takes a leading left-wing critic to task.Walmart Calls Out The Nation for Its Low-Wage Internship Program|Anna Batchelor|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
John Paul Getty, Jr. was a major philanthropist, to a slew of causes, and he was not stingy.
He smiled a little, in his stingy way of doing it, taking her hand to allay her tumult of distress.The Flockmaster of Poison Creek|George W. Ogden
Let us rather remember that the Rev. Matthew Gibson was crazed, stingy withal, and had no child by his wife.Adventures and Enthusiasms|E. V. Lucas
"It would be cruel to demand a large sum from that old and stingy man," remarked Le Glorieux.
"Since he knows so well how to make gold, I wonder why he is so stingy," whispered the jester to Antoine.
Kichibei, the eel-broiler, on finding this out, thought he would charge his stingy neighbor for the smell of his eels.Japanese Fairy World|William Elliot Griffis