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It is a small price to pay to punish the first player for being so stingy.

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.

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.

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.

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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His post-election press conference was too long, too provocative, and too stingy in his phoned-in praise for the winners.

The city is notoriously stingy with snow days, closing schools less than 10 times since 1978, including Friday.

Any way you look at it, corporate America has been very stingy.

Tired of being a poster child for stingy salaries, Walmart snarkily takes a leading left-wing critic to task.

John Paul Getty, Jr. was a major philanthropist, to a slew of causes, and he was not stingy.

He smiled a little, in his stingy way of doing it, taking her hand to allay her tumult of distress.

Let us rather remember that the Rev. Matthew Gibson was crazed, stingy withal, and had no child by his wife.

"It would be cruel to demand a large sum from that old and stingy man," remarked Le Glorieux.

"Since he knows so well how to make gold, I wonder why he is so stingy," whispered the jester to Antoine.

Kichibei, the eel-broiler, on finding this out, thought he would charge his stingy neighbor for the smell of his eels.


On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stingy, such as: frugal, greedy, miserly, selfish, thrifty, and ungenerous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.