book

 

 

Learn English  
 

Blue Level

 
 

Red Level

 
 

Yellow Level

 
 

Green Level

 
 

Purple Level

 
 

Orange Level

 
 

Violet Level

 
 

Video Lessons

 
 

Links

 
 

American Speech

 
 

Chat

 
 

How to Learn

 
 

Vocabulary

 
 

U.S. Citizenship

 
 

Reading

 

 

 

 


 

stingy

 

"Stingy" is an adjective that describes a person who tries to hold onto his or her money as much as possible. A stingy person is not very good at sharing.

  • Some rich people are very stingy. Perhaps that's how they became rich.
  • George is a very stingy man. He never gives to charities or other organizations that help the poor.
  • You shouldn't be so stingy with your money. Remember what they say: You can't take it with you. (When you die, you can't take your money into the grave.)
  • Don't be stingy with your time. (You can use "stingy" with things other than money.)

stingy person

The owner of the company is very stingy with his money.

 

Click here to learn more words.

 

First published on August 1, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

© 2018 Learn American English Online. All rights reserved.