chintzy adjective \ˈchin(t)-sē\
: not showing good taste : not tasteful or stylish
: poorly or cheaply done or made : of low quality
: not willing to spend money or give anything away : stingy or cheap
: decorated with or as if with chintz
Examples of CHINTZY
- The boss is chintzy about raises.
- <for the party I want chintzy plates that we can throw away afterward>
First Known Use of CHINTZY
Related to CHINTZY
- affordable, bargain-basement, budget, cheapie, cheapo, cheap, cut-price [chiefly British], cut-rate, dime-store, dirt cheap, el cheapo, inexpensive, low, low-end, popular, reasonable
- costly, dear, deluxe, expensive, high, high-ticket, precious, premium, pricey (also pricy), spendy [chiefly Northwest], valuable
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