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Definition of niggard:

  1. A person meanly close and covetous; one who spends grudgingly; a stingy, parsimonous fellow; a miser.
  2. Like a niggard; meanly covetous or parsimonious; niggardly; miserly; stingy.
  3. To act the niggard toward; to be niggardly.

Synonyms:

peasant, scrooge, boor, miser, penny pincher, skinflint, grump, churl, tightwad, crank, tike, cheapskate, stiff, grouch, give, miser, crosspatch, barbarian, tyke.

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