Synonyms of miserly in English:

miserly


See definition of miserly

adjective

1‘his miserly great-uncle proved to be worth nearly a million’

SYNONYMS

mean, niggardly, parsimonious, close-fisted

penny-pinching, cheese-paring, grasping, greedy, avaricious, Scrooge-like, ungenerous, illiberal, close

ascetic, puritanical, masochistic

informal stingy, mingy, tight, tight-fisted, money-grubbing, money-grabbing

North American informal cheap

vulgar slang tight-arsed

archaic near

ANTONYMS

spendthrift, generous

2‘the prize for the winner of the women's championship will be a miserly £3,500’

SYNONYMS

meagre, inadequate, paltry, limited, insufficient, deficient, negligible, insubstantial, skimpy, miserable, lamentable, pitiful, puny, niggardly, beggarly

informal measly, stingy, lousy, pathetic, piddling

rare exiguous

ANTONYMS

lavish, huge