- Stinging; able to sting.
- See also Thesaurus:stingy
Lenten, Scotch, Spartan, abstemious, ascetic, austere, avaricious, cheap, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, close, closefisted, costive, dwarfed, dwarfish, economical, exiguous, frugal, hardfisted, illiberal, impoverished, infrequent, jejune, lean, limited, little, meager, mean, mingy, miserly, narrow, near, niggard, niggardly, paltry, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penny-wise, penurious, petty, piddling, pinchfisted, pinching, pinchpenny, poor, puny, rare, save-all, scaly, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, scrawny, screwy, scrimp, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom met with, seldom seen, skimp, skimping, skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small, spare, sparing, sparse, spotty, sprinkled, starvation, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsistence, thin, thrifty, tight, tightfisted, unchivalrous, ungenerous, ungiving, unnourishing, unnutritious, watered, watery
- IPA: /ˈstɪŋi/
Uncertain, possibly from *stinge, a dialectical variation of sting (verb)
- The translations below need to be checked.