mingy


min·gy

adjective \ˈmin-jē\

: not liking to spend money

: not large enough

min·gi·ermin·gi·est

Full Definition of MINGY

:  mean, stingy

Examples of MINGY

  1. a mingy portion of food
  2. <the company's mingy Christmas bonuses haven't exactly helped sagging employee morale>

Origin of MINGY

perhaps blend of 1mean and stingy
First Known Use: 1911

Rhymes with MINGY

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