mingy

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adjective min·gy \ˈmin-jē\

Definition of mingy

mingier

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mingiest

  1. :  mean, stingy

Examples of mingy in a sentence

  1. a mingy portion of food

  2. <the company's mingy Christmas bonuses haven't exactly helped sagging employee morale>

Origin and Etymology of mingy

perhaps blend of 1mean and stingy


First Known Use: 1911


MINGY Defined for English Language Learners

mingy

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adjective min·gy \ˈmin-jē\

Definition of mingy for English Language Learners

  • : not liking to spend money

  • : not large enough



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