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  • adv. In a stingy manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a stingy manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a stingy manner; with mean niggardliness; in a niggardly manner.

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

  • adv. in a stingy manner

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Examples

  • By the way, I have one relative like dat dat was just saving his millions 'stingily' until he got badly duped.

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  • Pin feathers were flying everywhere, and the dust motes swirled in the wan light that the colored glass stingily allowed to enter in streaks.

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  • However, knowing now that there was a movie in the works and a big payday ahead, getting a traditional publisher on board, however stingily they were acting, would be better than no published book at all, I tried to rationalize.

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  • Why does the United States reward its writers so stingily, if at all?

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  • Furthermore, true freedom consists of more than negative rights, which you are probably stingily inclined to limit it too.

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  • Sade, the notoriously press-shy songstress who has stingily parceled out music since the mid-'80s, seems like the type to have never heard of Kanye West.

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  • Americans can't afford to buy new cars because they can't afford to give themselves the fake raises they'd been giving themselves with their credit cards and home equity lines of credit in place of the actual raises corporate America had been stingily denying them for decades.

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  • We stingily offer the Lord in our finances, energy, aspirations, and life what amounts to the proverbial coins under the couch cushion and think that the lost, the church, and God should somehow be pleased.

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  • Cleverly die-cut pages show what the caterpillar ate on successive Oh, an imperative chapter stingily blanched by means of a menial cook.

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  • James was in contact with this place, wherever it was, and he relayed the pieces of information he received from it stingily, with little elaboration.

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