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stingy

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  • a  unwilling to spend
    she practices economy without being stingy
  • a  deficient in amount or quality or extent

  • Actually the stingy Nizam, said to possess a miser's horde of $500,000,000 in gold apart from other wealth totaling $2,000,000,000, is not exactly his people's joy, much less .
  • Feel like your company has been particularly stingy on the raises this year? You're not imagining it.
  • Astor's associate Moses Taylor built City into a bulwark of sound finance--big capital reserves, stingy lending standards--that bankrolled the Union during the Civil War and easily .
News & Articles

  • US Open Golf 2013 Leaderboard: Day 4 Updates on Golf's Top Stars and Wild Cards
    The U.S. Open heads into its final round with Phil Mickelson (-1) as the lone golfer under par. A group of nine players are within five strokes of Lefty. This sets up for a wild finish at the stingy Merion Golf Club. Adding to the excitement will be five finishing holes that all rank in the upper half of the hardest holes for this tournament. That all climaxes with the No. 1 most difficult hole ...
    June 16, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • D2 soccer: Amanda Pavletic scores winner for Richland Gull Lake in OT
    With two stingy defenses, scoring was expected to be at a premium in Saturday's Division 2 soccer final between Richland Gull Lake and defending state champion Birmingham Marian.
    June 15, 2013 - Detroit Free Press
  • Fister stingy, but Royals still beat Tigers
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Doug Fister was stingy, yet the Kansas City Royals still got to him. Salvador Perez had a two-run triple and the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Monday night for their sixth straight victory.
    June 13, 2013 - The Daily Mining Gazette
Quotes

  • John McCain in USA Today
    A rather stingy Fed suggests that they see an economy that is in pretty good shape,said Bruce McCain, head of the investment strategy team for Key Private Bank.
  • Fiona Bruce in Stourbridge News
    Of reports she earns £400,000 a year, Bruce said: "That would be nice. Current affairs is stingy and they don't splash money around. But if another department in the BBC wants to pay all that money to Jonathan Ross, good luck to them. It seems a...
  • Brad Childress in USA Today
    It was kind of a tale of two halves,said Minnesota coach Brad Childress. "Obviously, our defense was very stingy in the first half and we had to get off the field in the second half."

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