chinchy


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chinch·y

 (chĭn′chē)
adj. chinch·i·er, chinch·i·est Chiefly Southern US
Stingy; tightfisted; cheap.

[Alteration of chintzy.]
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chinchy

(ˈtʃɪntʃɪ)
adj chinchier or chinchiest
informal US miserly
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chinchy - embarrassingly stingy
stingy, ungenerous - unwilling to spend; "she practices economy without being stingy"; "an ungenerous response to the appeal for funds"
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