- adj. 少量的；吝啬的；小气的
petty or reluctant in giving or spending;
"a niggardly tip"
- Nice calculation is a niggardly thing.
- But any who are niggardly are so at the expense of their own souls.
- The niggardly husband never gave her enough money for food.
The earth had been so niggardly of her produce.出自： T. R. Malthus
Never knew people could be so niggardly with cucumber.出自： R. K. Narayan
She was apparently not above the most niggardly retaliation.出自： C. G. Wolff