niggard


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Related to niggard: niggardliness
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Synonyms for niggard

Synonyms for niggard

a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend

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The authorities of the London and Suburban Bank were no niggards.
I was just human, and I was taking the path in the world that men took--men whom I admired, if you please; full-blooded men, lusty, breedy, chesty men, free spirits and anything but niggards in the way they foamed life away.
a small fire, neat, niggard almost, a shrewd fire; such fires were his father's habit and custom always, even in freezing weather.
Then, beauteous niggard, why dost thou abuse The bounteous largess given thee to give?
niggard, dotard, aldermanrie, husbondrie), it has to be acknowledged that ABLE is different because its hybrid formations are not governed by local analogies.
By itself that didn't make it a great race, but only a niggard could argue that this was a one-dimensional examination.
But Millgate is interested in the novel's form, which is indeed niggard, or, as he says, 'economical.
N non-custodial (parent), niggard, niggardly, nuclear (power), negativity, nepotism, novella, noun, nerd, Nazi, newbie, no, never, need, nobody.
SOME triumphs can't be begrudged by even the most entrenched niggard and Florida Pearl, under an inspired Adrian Maguire, at last landed the prize his talents deserve in the King George yesterday.