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synonyms for stingy

  • frugal
  • greedy
  • miserly
  • selfish
  • thrifty
  • ungenerous
  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • chary
  • cheap
  • chintzy
  • churlish
  • close
  • close-fisted
  • costive
  • covetous
  • curmudgeonly
  • economical
  • extortionate
  • grasping
  • grudging
  • ignoble
  • illiberal
  • ironfisted
  • mean
  • narrow
  • near
  • parsimonious
  • pennywise
  • penurious
  • petty
  • pinchpenny
  • rapacious
  • saving
  • scurvy
  • sordid
  • sparing
  • tightfisted
  • uncharitable
  • ungiving
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antonyms for stingy

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  • extravagant
  • generous
  • liberal
  • uneconomical
  • wasteful
  • spendthrift
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How to use stingy in a sentence

It is a small price to pay to punish the first player for being so stingy.
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When it was the dogs’ turn to offer food to their human partners, the canines were no more likely to press the button to provide food for the helpful human than for the stingy one.
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On the other end, he put up the seventh-best season in defensive RAPTOR, laying the foundation for the league’s second-stingiest defense overall.
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Even with their newly potent offense, the Hawks will have their work cut out for them in a first round, as they match up with a stingy New York Knicks team that allowed the fewest points of any team this season.
THE ATLANTA HAWKS WERE GOING NOWHERE — UNTIL NATE MCMILLAN BECAME THEIR COACHANDRES WATERSMAY 21, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Like many of the walled gardens — all of which are known for being stingy with access to information — Twitter may be hesitant to provide the level of access necessary for MRC to conduct its audits.
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To be fair to Boston, the East is the second-stingiest division in high-danger scoring chances against per game.
WHY CAN’T THE BRUINS SCORE?TERRENCE DOYLEMARCH 23, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
With a stingy defense and a steady offense conducted by sharpshooter Quentin Grimes, the Cougars haven’t looked this good since the days of Phi Slama Jama.
THE TOP SEEDS TO TRUST — AND AVOID — IN THE MEN’S NCAA TOURNAMENTSANTUL NERKAR (SANTUL.NERKAR@ABC.COM)MARCH 19, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
They’re not prolific scorers, they’re not the stingiest team, their goaltending is just above average, and yet they have the fourth-best points percentage in the league.
WHAT WE’VE BEEN WATCHING IN AN EXTRA-WEIRD NHL SEASONNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)MARCH 5, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Artists looking for a fairer shake from notoriously stingy streamers might be able to turn to blockchain.
INSIDE THE NEWEST CRYPTO CRAZE: THE NFTJOSHUA EFERIGHEMARCH 4, 2021OZY
Now the once stingy Padres boast one of the sport’s most formidable and well-paid lineups.
THE FERNANDO TATIS JR. DEAL IS HUGE, BUT SO ARE THE PADRES’ AMBITION AND BASEBALL’S EXPECTATIONSCHELSEA JANESFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO STINGY

  • avaricious
  • canny
  • chary
  • circumspect
  • close
  • closefisted
  • cost-effective
  • curmudgeonly
  • efficient
  • frugal
  • meager
  • mean
  • methodical
  • miserly
  • money-saving
  • niggardly
  • on the rims
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • penny-wise
  • penurious
  • practical
  • provident
  • prudent
  • prudential
  • saving
  • spare
  • sparing
  • stingy
  • thrifty
  • tight
  • time-saving
  • unwasteful
  • watchful
  • work-saving
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