|part of speech:
||of, like, or characteristic of a miser; penurious or stingy.
Don't expect any money, or even a loan, from that miserly grandfather of yours.
- cheap, close-fisted, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, stingy, tight, tightfisted
- similar words:
- avaricious, churlish, frugal, mercenary, niggard, skimpy, sordid, thrifty