Definition of Stingier

1. Adjective. (comparative of stingy) ¹



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Definition of Stingier

1. stingy [adj] - See also: stingy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stingier

stimy
stimying
sting
sting like a bee
sting operation
stingaree
stingaree-bush
stingarees
stingbull
stinged
stinger
stingerless
stingers
stingfish
stingfishes
stingier (current term)
stingiest
stingily
stinginess
stinginesses
stinging
stinging hair
stinging nettle
stingingly
stingings
stingless
stingo
stingos
stingray
stingrays

Literary usage of Stingier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Wit and Humor of America by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1911)
"stingier and stingier ever since you brought the good news." George tried to smile, but the effort was unsuccessful; he looked half-vexed and half-ashamed. ..."

2. Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland (1899)
"An' then it seems as if he gets stingier 'n' stingier every year. I ain't had a new dress in — I d'—know-how—long. He says it's all nonsense, an' mother's ..."

3. Modern English Prose by George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster (1904)
"An' then it seems as if he gets stingier 'n' stingier every year. I ain't had a new dress in — I d'-know-how-long. He says it's all nonsense, an' mother's ..."

4. Modern English Prose by George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster (1908)
"An' then it seems as if he gets stingier 'n' stingier every year. I ain't had a new dress in — I d'-know-how-long. He says it's all nonsense, an' mother's ..."

5. Modern English Prose edited by George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster (1904)
"An' then it seems as if he gets stingier 'n' stingier every year. I ain't had a new dress in — I d'-know-how-long. He says it's all nonsense, an' mother's ..."

6. Class War in America: How Economic and Political Conservatives are by Charles M. Kelly (2000)
"... employers may be stingier with raises for others— And when given a choice, workers prefer job security to bigger paychecks.1 Again, in the Journals view ..."

7. The Great Limbaugh Con: And Other Right-Wing Assaults on Common Sense by Charles M. Kelly (1994)
"Internal Revenue Service data showed that the very rich became stingier as the '80s progressed. As the highest marginal tax rate plummeted from 70 percent ..."

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