stingy 普通用词，是 generous 的反义词，指缺乏同情心，不肯帮助人，把愿
1）He’s a stingy person. 他不是个吝啬的人。
He's not a generous person. 他不是个慷慨的人。
3）For such a stingy guy, nobody would be willing to contact with him.
4）He won’t lend any money to you since he is very petty and stingy.
5）Nver make a friend with him. He is so stingy, narrow-minded and bossy.
1）A gossip has a petty mind.
2）You’d better not get along with her. She looks jealousy and petty.
4）It is not true suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering,
for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive. ——Maugham, British novelist
miserly 强调指“爱钱如命的”、“似守财奴的”， 对钱财的过度占有欲。 其名
词是 miser （吝啬鬼、守财奴）。
1）He was a miserly wretch who grudged us food to eat and clothers to wear.
2）By callying him Shylock, I don't mean that he is named Shylock, but that he is as miserly as
3）A miserly father makes a prodigal son
4）He is miserly with both his time and his money.
5）Now, my uncle seemed so miserly that I was struck dumb by this sudden generosity.
1）He had the reputation of being on
2）His tightfisted employer is unwilling to give him a raise.
3）He was so tightfisted that he refused to give his son a penny to start out in business.
4）There ' s no point in asking Horace for a donation; you know how closefisted he is.
5）The old peasant was an avaricious and close-fisted fellow.
1）I don’t want to seem niggardly.
2）You're so niggardly when it comes to buying expensive articles.
3）Her land investments grew in amount and number, but she became insanely niggardly in
● niggardly 与否定词连用表示“不惜”，“舍得”，意义则是“褒义”。
1）He is not niggardly of praise.
2）My beautiful plume is the pride of my birth,but I never use it niggardly.
3）These tramps were not niggardly, and he who had money did not hesitated to share it
among the rest.
4）They are never niggardly with the most courterous reception to their old friends.