Sentence Examples


  • At work, he combined a certain easy good-nature ~ which inspired confidence, and though stingy in spending money on himself, he could be lavish in buying men either dangerous or likely to be useful.
  • This, which is now chiefly used in the sense of inferior, low, ignoble, or of avaricious, penurious, "stingy," meant originally that which is common to more persons or things than one.