[ UK /nˈɪɡədli/ ]
[ US /ˈnɪɡɝdɫi/ ]
  1. petty or reluctant in giving or spending
    a niggardly tip
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How To Use niggardly In A Sentence

  • You must sacrifice your poor, squawking, niggardly individuality.
  • That is not the only case, there was the response to the use of the word niggardly as it related to a budget matter, but the left wing community went wild on the white man who made the statement. Think Progress » CNN’s Glenn Beck Calls Anti-Gay Slur Simply A ‘Naughty Name’
  • For some odd reason many of our guys seem to be just downright niggardly!
  • We may very well find that we are contributing, through this niggardly, miserly provision, to further examples of leaky buildings.
  • It'seems he a litter niggardly, but if a woman do such action may reasonable.
  • Officials say the EU, which is supposed to provide most of the food needs, is being particularly niggardly.
  • It was an atypical error for a side that have boasted the most niggardly defence in the division. Times, Sunday Times
  • a kind of penurious god, very niggardly of his opportunities: he must be watched like a hard-hearted treasurer; for he bolts out on the sudden, and, if you take him not in the nick, he vanishes in a twinkling. The works of John Dryden, $c now first collected in eighteen volumes. $p Volume 06
  • 'I have to tell you my instinct is affluent parents are being a little niggardly. Times, Sunday Times
  • A movement to expand Medicare from a niggardly program that only barely covers the medical care of the elderly to a full-fledged national healthcare program that covers everyone may also be in the cards.
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