chintzy

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adjective \ˈchin(t)-sē\

Definition of chintzy

chintzier

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chintziest

  1. 1 :  decorated with or as if with chintz

  2. 2a :  gaudy, cheap chintzy toysb :  stingy

chintziness

noun

Examples of chintzy in a sentence

  1. The boss is chintzy about raises.

  2. for the party I want chintzy plates that we can throw away afterward

1851

First Known Use of chintzy

1851


CHINTZY Defined for English Language Learners

chintzy

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adjective \ˈchin(t)-sē\

Definition of chintzy for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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