- adj.<贬>（人）吝啬的; 小气的; （数量）极少的; 太小的;
Being a student today with miserly grants and limited career prospects is difficult.
A miserly father makes a prodigal son.
Now, my uncle seemed so miserly that I was struck dumb by this sudden generosity.
He is miserly with both his time and his money.
Her father is very rich and miserly.
She's so miserly that she won't give anything to anyone.
Inn host is very miserly, what give everyday is dietary and very few.
Couple of a pair of landlords, famous ground is miserly.
He left a miserly tip.
Because my man is right I am very miserly.
He is more miserly than economical.
A miserly father make a prodigal son.
He is so miserly he won't buy things he relly needs.
He is wise and miserly and you cannot skin him out of money.
Lying on his deathbed the rich, miserly old man calls to his longsuffering wife.
1. used of persons or behavior; characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity;
"a mean person"
"he left a miserly tip"