Meaning of stingy

stin•gy

Pronunciation: (stin'jē), [key]
— -gi•er, -gi•est.
  1. reluctant to give or spend; not generous; niggardly; penurious: He's a stingy old miser.
  2. scanty or meager: a stingy little income.

sting•y

Pronunciation: (sting'ē), [key]
— adj.
  1. having a sting.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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