Definition of Niggard. Meaning of Niggard. Synonyms of Niggard

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Definition of Niggard

Niggard
Niggard Nig"gard, a. Like a niggard; meanly covetous or parsimonious; niggardly; miserly; stingy.
Niggard
Niggard Nig"gard, v. t. & i. To act the niggard toward; to be niggardly. [R.] --Shak.

Meaning of Niggard from wikipedia

- predates the term ****, which arose in the 18th century. ****rdly (noun: ****rd) is an adjective meaning "stingy" or "miserly". It is derived from the...
- increased a hundredfold. The Horn of Brân Galed ("the Stingy" or "the ****rd") from the North is said to have possessed the magical property of ensuring...
- The ****rd Rich (O Rico Avarento, in the original title) is a play written by Ariano Su****una, published in 1954 and based in Molière's literary composition...
- Mayhew, records the usages of both "****" and the similar-sounding word "****rd" denoting a false bottom for a grate. In American English, "**** lover"...
- membership required.) (Citing Monthly Review, vol. 41. p. 290 (1769): "What a ****rd this Doctor is of his own, and how profuse he is of other people's intellectual...
- prominent roles. The film was released in 1979. Suruli Rajan has pla**** a ****rd in the film which got very po****r among the people. The film did well...
- niggle by Online Etymology Dictionary". etymonline.com. "****rd - Origin and meaning of ****rd by Online Etymology Dictionary". etymonline.com. "****...
- verb and a noun. E.g., capaliendres (lit. (person) who geld nits, "miser, ****rd"), (d)esgarracolchas (lit. (person) who rends quilts, "awkward", "untrustworthy")...
- Pequigney mentions are things like "unthrifty beauty" is later then "beauteous ****rd" and how this "'profitless user' who invests large 'sums' yet cannot 'live'"...
- tender churl, mak'st waste in ****rding", the speaker uses the paradox of the tender churl that makes waste in ****rding as the beginning of the turning...
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