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miserly (adj.)

"like a miser, penurious, parsimonious," 1590s, from miser + -ly (1). Related: Miserliness.

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Definitions of miserly from WordNet

miserly (adj.)
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity;
he left a miserly tip
Synonyms: mean / mingy / tight
From wordnet.princeton.edu