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Miserly definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MI'SERLY, a. [See Miser.] Very covetous; sordid; niggardly; parsimonious.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; "a mean person"; "he left a miserly tip" [syn: mean, mingy, miserly, tight]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1593 of, relating to, or characteristic of a miser; especially marked by grasping meanness and penuriousness Synonyms: see stingy miserliness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. like a miser, niggardly. Derivatives: miserliness n. Etymology: MISER

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Miserly Mi"ser*ly, a. [From Miser.] Like a miser; very covetous; sordid; niggardly. Syn: Avaricious; niggardly; sordid; parsimonious; penurious; covetous; stingy; mean. See Avaricious.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you describe someone as miserly, you disapprove of them because they seem to hate spending money, and to spend as little as possible. He is miserly with both his time and his money. = mean ADJ [disapproval] 2. If you describe an amount of something as miserly, you are critical of it because it is very small. Being a student today with miserly grants and limited career prospects is difficult. = measly ADJ: usu ADJ n [disapproval]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Covetous, avaricious, niggardly, sordid, stingy, parsimonious, penurious, close, mean, close-fisted.

Moby Thesaurus

Lenten, Spartan, a hog for, abject, abstemious, acquisitive, all-devouring, ascetic, austere, avaricious, avid, bottomless, cheap, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, close, closefisted, coveting, covetous, devouring, dwarfed, dwarfish, esurient, exiguous, frugal, gluttonous, gobbling, grabby, grasping, greedy, hardfisted, hoggish, ignoble, illiberal, impoverished, infrequent, insatiable, insatiate, jejune, lean, limited, limitless, meager, mean, mercenary, mingy, money-hungry, money-mad, narrow, near, niggardly, omnivorous, overgreedy, paltry, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, piddling, piggish, pinchfisted, pinching, poor, puny, quenchless, rapacious, rare, ravening, ravenous, save-all, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, scrawny, scrimp, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom met with, seldom seen, skimp, skimping, skimpy, slakeless, slender, slight, slim, small, sordid, spare, sparing, sparse, spotty, sprinkled, starvation, stingy, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsistence, swinish, thin, tight, tight-fisted, tightfisted, unappeasable, unappeased, ungenerous, unnourishing, unnutritious, unquenchable, unsated, unsatisfied, unslakeable, unslaked, venal, voracious, watered, watery



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