hating to spend money; very small or too small in amount
- the party earned a damaging reputation for miserliness by cutting pensions
- The party also earned a damaging reputation for miserliness by cutting pensions and salaries and fostering economic alarmism.
- the relative miserliness of the prizes involved
- He was given a miserly raise.
- …my brother, who is notoriously miserly, surprised us when he offered to pick up the tab…
- скупость, скаредность, прижимистость