from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Slow or reluctant in giving, forgiving, or sharing; stingy.
  • adj. Harsh in judgment; unkind.
  • adj. Mean-spirited; illiberal; ignoble.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not generous; stingy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not generous; illiberal; ignoble; unkind; dishonorable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not generous; not showing liberality or nobility of mind or sentiments; illiberal; ignoble; dishonorable.

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

  • adj. lacking in magnanimity
  • adj. unwilling to spend


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