Synonyms of miserly in English:

miserly


See definition of miserly

adjective

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

SYNONYMS
niggardly, parsimonious, close-fisted
penny-pinching, cheese-paring, grasping, greedy, avaricious, Scrooge-like, ungenerous, illiberal, close
ascetic, puritanical, masochistic
British mean
informal stingy, mingy, tight, tight-fisted, money-grubbing, money-grabbing
North American informal cheap
British vulgar slang tight-arsed
North American vulgar slang tight-assed
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