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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stin·gy a. [Compar. Stingier superl. Stingiest.]  Extremely close and covetous; meanly avaricious; niggardly; miserly; penurious; as, a stingy churl.
    A stingy, narrow-hearted fellow that had a deal of choice fruit, had not the heart to touch it till it began to be rotten.   --L'estrange.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not generous; "she practices economy without being stingy";
             "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds" [syn:
              ungenerous] [ant: generous]
      2: selfishly unwilling to share with others [syn: ungenerous]
      [also: stingiest, stingier]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See stingy