French translation of 'miserly'
1. [person] avare
to be miserly être avare
2. (= paltry) misérable (often before n)
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Here, we are given neither palm tree nor emerald star, which seems miserly.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I have restricted myself to light snacks and have been positively miserly about the amount of ketchup I put on them.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The average return was a miserly 4.6 per cent - investors would have been better off putting their money into a deposit account.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translation of miserly from the Collins English to French Dictionary