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


MINGY Defined for English Language Learners

mingy

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adjective

Definition of mingy for English Language Learners

  • : not liking to spend money

  • : not large enough



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