Sentence Examples


  • This, which is now chiefly used in the sense of inferior, low, ignoble, or of avaricious, penurious, "stingy," meant originally that which is common to more persons or things than one.
  • At work, he combined a certain easy good-nature ~ which inspired confidence, and though stingy in spending money on himself, he could be lavish in buying men either dangerous or likely to be useful.
  • All the tracks are as previous, so it looks like they were just too stingy to shell out for the artwork!
  • All the tracks are as previous, so it looks like they were just too stingy to shell out for the artwork!
  • Article continues The Blairs have always seemed stingy in a way that only the British middle class can be.

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