Chintzy meaning

chĭntsē
The definition of chintzy is something poorly made, or a person who is cheap.

If you are promised a big buffet and there is only a small table full of plain spaghetti, this is an example of a chintzy buffet.

A boyfriend who purchases a colorful, tacky bracelet of fake stones is an example of someone who would be described as a chintzy person.

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Of, relating to, or decorated with chintz.
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Like chintz.
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(informal) Cheap, stingy, mean, petty, etc.
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Of or decorated with chintz.
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Tastelessly showy; cheap, tacky, or gaudy.
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Stingy; excessively reluctant to spend.
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Origin of chintzy

  • chintz +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary