stingy


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stingy

South Wales dialect a stinging nettle
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At the end of each ten weeks with the extra capital thus accumulated, he purchased one gentleman's evening from the bargain counter of stingy old Father Time.
His compliments, of which he was stingy, won the good graces of all the old women; he made himself agreeable to every one, even to the officials of the government, from whom he wanted nothing.
She accused him of every mean fault; she said he was stingy, she said he was dull, she said he was vain, selfish; she cast virulent ridicule on everything upon which he was most sensitive.
What we good stingy people don't like, is having our sixpences sucked away from us."
Lynde might be bossy; but there was always a box of cookies in her kitchen cupboard and she was not stingy. At this inconvenient moment Davy remembered that when he had torn his new school pants the week before, Mrs.
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.
Respondents were then asked to rank different regions in terms of stereotypes - most ambitious, miserable, stingy, arrogant, aggressive, rudest and friendliest.
Foul trouble and stingy Japanese defense denied the Gilas Pilipinas women any rhythm on the offensive end.