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stinge

Syllabification: stinge
Pronunciation: /stinj
 
/

Definition of stinge in English:

noun

informal
A mean or ungenerous person.
Example sentences
  • Self serving snake he was, but one thing he could never be accused of was being a stinge.
  • I'm a bit of a stinge.

Origin

early 20th century: back-formation from stingy.

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