Synonyms of niggardly in English:

niggardly


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adjective

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

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

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