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Definition of Stingy

Stingy

  1. Stinging; able to sting.
  2. Extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl.

Stingy Quotations

Be generous to the poor orphans and those in need. The man to whom our Lord has been liberal ought not to be stingy. We shall one day find in Heaven as much rest and joy as we ourselves have dispensed in this life.
Saint Ignatius

Husbands, recognize your wife's intelligence and her ability to counsel with you as a real partner regarding family plans, family activities, and family budgeting. Don't be stingy with your time or with your means. Give her the opportunity to grow intellectually, emotionally, and socially as well as spiritually.
Ezra Taft Benson

I just think it's silly to be stingy with compliments. If you see someone and they strike you as beautiful in any way, why not let them know?
Jill Scott

I do spend money. I like to spend money, on houses - on furnishing houses. And I love to give presents to people. It's just in my nature to be that way. I always spent money I had. And I always spent what I made. I'm not stingy.
Gloria Vanderbilt

I'm stingy and I'm proud of the reputation.
Ingvar Kamprad
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Stingy Translations

stingy in Danish is gerrig
stingy in Dutch is pinnig, hebzuchtig, gierig, inhalig
stingy in Finnish is saita
stingy in French is avare
stingy in German is geizen, geizig
stingy in Italian is avareggiare
stingy in Latin is tenax
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