adjective, mingier, mingiest.
mean and stingy; niggardly.

1885–90; m(ean2) + (st)ingy1

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mingy (ˈmɪndʒɪ)
adj , -gier, -giest
informal (Brit) miserly, stingy, or niggardly
[C20: probably a blend of mean² + stingy1]

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mingy definition

  1. mod. mean
    and stingy. : Why can't you borrow it? I'm just mingy, that's all.
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His success was evident in the mostly mingy responses of his opponents.
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