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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nig·gard·ly /-li/
 (a.)吝嗇的;小氣的;少的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nig·gard·ly a. Meanly covetous or avaricious in dealing with others; stingy; niggard.
    Where the owner of the house will be bountiful, it is not for the steward to be niggardly.   --Bp. Hall.
 Syn: -- Avaricious; covetous; parsimonious; sparing; miserly; penurious; sordid; stingy. See Avaricious.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nig·gard·ly, adv. In a niggard manner.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 niggardly
      adj : petty in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip" [syn: grudging,
             scrimy]