Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or decorated with chintz.
  • adjective Gaudy; trashy.
  • adjective Stingy; miserly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective resembling chintz or decorated with chintz.
  • adjective informal of very poor quality.
  • adjective stingy; miserly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or decorated with chintz.
  • adjective tastelessly showy; cheap, tacky, or gaudy
  • adjective Stingy; excessively reluctant to spend.

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

  • adjective embarrassingly stingy
  • adjective of very poor quality; flimsy

Etymologies

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chintz +‎ -y

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