miserly


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(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity

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But his knee flared up again and Harris has decided to call it a day with a total of 113 victims in 27 Tests at the miserly cost of 23 runs apiece.
Carl Wooding's swing further contained the cautious Sri Lankans although it was a miserly final over from captain David Hilton that really helped restrict them to 59 from their six overs.
Unison general secretary Dave Prentis said: "Unison police staff members are angry after a two-year pay freeze, followed by a miserly 1% increase last year.
Now, that's not paid in excess but it's not being paid a miserly amount either.
In the run-up to Christmas the least you can expect is for companies to reward staff and stop being miserly.
Summary: Raipur: Umesh Yadav brought smiles on Delhi Daredevils as he bowled a miserly and successful .
I only simply said that these are the ugly incidents, which have brought miserly to the world.
SEEING Tommy Steele playing the miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge is as much a Christmas tradition as overcooked Brussels sprouts for regular Empire Theatre-goers.
Miserly "In this business there is always criticism.
The miserly Arkwright, played by Ronnie Barker, won over viewers with his "old-fashioned values" and the way he knew his customers, according to the poll for consumer watchdog Which?
has published The Miserly Mind: 12 1/2 Secrets of the Freakishly Frugal by Elise Cooke.
Due to people donating a chunk of their miserly savings interest rate to fund their lower mortgages and extravagances.
MISERLY Midland bank bosses have been branded "Scrooges" by an employee after they refused to allow three hours off on Christmas Eve.
The bookmakers' Bags and SP forecasts are miserly enough, but these days are often made to look generous by the track returns, particularly when the SP of the placed dogs are large.
Are North East bosses being particularly miserly over this issue or perhaps workers prefer other benefits such as travel allowances or bonuses.