niggardly: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nig'urd-lē), [key]
— adj.
  1. reluctant to give or spend; stingy; miserly.
  2. meanly or ungenerously small or scanty: a niggardly tip to a waiter.
  1. in the manner of a niggard.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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