niggardly : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s petty or reluctant in giving or spending
a niggardly tip
- Howard tried to explain that niggardly is a legitimate word meaning 'miserly' and has no racial connotation, to no avail.
- Wood, 43, acted in her first movie when she was four, and though the critical praise was niggardly, she always had work.
- When the late niggardly John Raymond McCarl (see p.
- David Horowitz in Socialist Worker Online
The president of the Republican club began his introduction for Horowitz saying, "Today, we live in a society where use of the word 'niggardly' requires an apology," and mocking the pronoun "zhe" used by many transgender people.
- Aristotle in Daily Times
For,as Aristotle says, "she is not niggardly, like the Delphian smiths whose knives have to serve for many purposes, she makes each thing for a single purpose, and the best instrument is that which serves one and not many uses."