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stingy / mean / miserly
HSK 6
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *吝* | 吝* | *吝
stingy
to stint / to be miserly
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *恡* | 恡* | *恡
variant of
not to stint / to be generous (with praise etc) / to be prepared to (pay a fee, give of one's time etc)
lit. do not begrudge gems of wisdom (idiom, humble expr.); fig. Please give me your frank opinion. / Your criticism will be most valuable.
(literary) miserly / stingy
vulgar / stingy / miserly / mean
miser / penny-pincher


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