AskDefine | Define miserly

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miserly adj : used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip" [syn: mean, mingy, tight]

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  • /ˈmaɪzəlɪ/


  1. Like a miser; very covetous; stingy; cautious with money


like a miser; very covetous; stingy

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