mingy mingy


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



  1. Others soon expressed similarly mingy thoughts.
  2. And it's burdened by clichs: the love of all things Bollywood; mingy mothers-in-law; the kid who escapes to an American university.
  3. He was alluding to the party's recent tendency toward mingy, small- bore campaigns.


  • Writing on the Guardian Unlimited website, the activist Cory Doctorow said this week that the DRM business model "is the urinary tract infection of media experiences: all of the uses that used to come in an easy gush now come in a mingy, painful...
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Cory Doctorow Source: guardian.co.uk

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