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English

Etymology 1

sting + -y

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈstɪŋɪ/

Adjective

stingy (comparative sting, superlative ier)

Positive
stingy

Comparative
sting

Superlative
ier

  1. Stinging; able to sting.
Translations

Etymology 2

Uncertain, possibly from *stinge, a dialectical variation of sting (verb)

Pronunciation

Adjective

stingy (comparative sting, superlative ier)

Positive
stingy

Comparative
sting

Superlative
ier

  1. Extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl.
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