chintzy chintzy  /ˈtʃɪntsi/


  1. (adj) of very poor quality; flimsy
  2. (adj) embarrassingly stingy



  1. Nor would the assistance be chintzy.
  2. A wall painted with chintzy stuff will also need to be retouched or repainted entirely sooner than if you'd done it with a high-quality product.



  1. "I've seen a lot of chintzy penalty shot calls this year," said Spezza, "(and) I think I was in pretty clear there (when Gill) took my legs out pretty good. "Whatever. We won. Fishy scored. That's all that matters. If we would have lost, it...
    on Jan 30, 2010 By: Jason Spezza Source: Toronto Sun

  2. "The two goals they got were kind of chintzy, but it was one of those nights that was a lot of fun," said LaBarbera, who played five seasons with the Pack and Rangers before not being re-signed in 2005. "I got lucky because there were a lot...
    on Jan 5, 2007 By: Jason LaBarbera Source: Hartford Courant

  3. "Too many chintzy calls," the CBC's Don Cherry said.
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Don Cherry Source: Globe and Mail

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