Synonyms of niggardly in English:

niggardly


See definition of niggardly

adjective

1‘the critic must not be niggardly with his advice’

SYNONYMS

mean, miserly, parsimonious, close-fisted, penny-pinching, cheese-paring, penurious, grasping, greedy, avaricious, Scrooge-like, ungenerous, illiberal, close

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

North American informal cheap

vulgar slang tight-arsed

archaic near

ANTONYMS

generous

2‘his men complained of niggardly rations’

SYNONYMS

meagre, inadequate, scanty, scant, paltry, limited, restricted, modest, insufficient, sparse, spare, deficient, negligible, insubstantial, skimpy, short, little, lean, small, slight, slender, poor, miserable, pitiful, puny

informal measly, stingy, pathetic, piddling

rare exiguous

ANTONYMS

lavish, abundant