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MISERLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does miserly mean? 

MISERLY (adjective)
  The adjective MISERLY has 1 sense:

1. (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

  Familiarity information: MISERLY used as an adjective is very rare.


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MISERLY (adjective)


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Meaning:

(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

Synonyms:

mingy; miserly; tight; mean

Context examples:

a mean person / he left a miserly tip

Similar:

stingy; ungenerous (unwilling to spend)


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