Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an extreme stinginess.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. extreme stinginess

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Examples

  • Betty is keenly aware of the minginess of her lower middle-class surroundings.

    The Hack

  • He is the only nightly anchor who regularly addresses the problems of organized labor, the minginess of the minimum wage, the slimy influence of lobbyists in Washington, the debt bomb ticking in subprime mortgages, and the health-insurance crisis.

    Father Dobbs

  • Meanwhile, I can't let the week pass without noting that John McCain--who seemed poised to vote for the New Start treaty--voted against it after Don't Ask, Don't Tell passed, thus completing a perfect record of mean-spirited minginess for the year.

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