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stingy

South Wales dialect a stinging nettle
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Lynde might be bossy; but there was always a box of cookies in her kitchen cupboard and she was not stingy.
He is proud and cold, and, between ourselves, stingy in money matters.
They both agreed in calling him an old screw; which means a very stingy, avaricious person.
They were on foot, and had tramped three hundred miles in eighteen days, upon the cheapest odds and ends of food, and stingy rations of that.
He would go about in a dirty old coat, he was stingy to everyone else, but would spend his last penny for her, giving her expensive presents, and it was his greatest delight when she was pleased with what he gave her.
I thought I was right in believing that Cavalcanti to be a stingy fellow.
He has urged the British government to "grasp this stingy old nettle" and monitor them accordingly.
s Stingy Travel vacation travel website, the company said.
The MAS, an independent body set up by Government to offer money tips, said the fears about social stigma could be well-founded, with 35% of those surveyed thinking that people who fail to get their round of drinks in at the pub are stingy and more than a third (34%) feeling they are rude.
In the Ramadan drama , Nour plays the role of a man, who despite his great wealth, is very stingy and greedy.
he passionately declared, adding, "Let's kick China's ass at being compassionate because we're a brotherhood of men, you stingy jerks