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NIGGARDLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does niggardly mean? 

NIGGARDLY (adjective)
  The adjective NIGGARDLY has 1 sense:

1. petty or reluctant in giving or spending

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


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NIGGARDLY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Petty or reluctant in giving or spending

Synonyms:

niggardly; grudging; scrimy

Context example:

a niggardly tip

Similar:

stingy; ungenerous (unwilling to spend)


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