Student Thesaurus

One entry found for stingy.
Entry Word: stingy
Function: adjective
Text: 1 giving or sharing as little as possible <until his redemption, Ebenezer Scrooge is the classic example of a very stingy, heartless miser>
Synonyms cheap, close, closefisted, mean, niggard, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, pinching, spare, sparing, stinting, tight, tightfisted, uncharitable
Related Words careful, chary, conserving, economical, economizing, frugal, saving, scrimping, skimping, thrifty; acquisitive, avaricious, avid, coveting, covetous, desirous, grasping, greedy, hoggish, itchy, mercenary, rapacious, selfish, shabby, small, sordid; begrudging, envious, grudging, resentful; inhospitable
Near Antonyms altruistic, selfless, unselfish; extravagant, free, handsome, lavish, profuse; beneficent, benevolent, hospitable, humanitarian, philanthropic; compassionate, good-hearted, greathearted, kindly, magnanimous, openhearted; thriftless, unthrifty; dissipating, frittering, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift, splurging, squandering, wasteful, wasting
Antonyms bounteous, bountiful, charitable, freehanded, generous, liberal, munificent, openhanded, unsparing, unstinting
2 less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable <a stingy serving of mashed potatoes> -- see MEAGER