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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grudging mean? 

GRUDGING (adjective)
  The adjective GRUDGING has 2 senses:

1. of especially an attitude
2. petty or reluctant in giving or spending

  Familiarity information: GRUDGING used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GRUDGING (adjective)

Sense 1grudging [BACK TO TOP]


Of especially an attitude

Context examples:

gave grudging consent / grudging acceptance of his opponent's victory


unwilling (not disposed or inclined toward)

Sense 2grudging [BACK TO TOP]


Petty or reluctant in giving or spending


niggardly; grudging; scrimy

Context example:

a niggardly tip


stingy; ungenerous (unwilling to spend)

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