Meaning of NIGGARD in English

NIGGARD

[nig.gard] n [ME, of Scand origin; akin to ON hnoggr niggardly; akin to OE hneaw niggardly] (14c): a meanly covetous and stingy person: miser -- niggard adj

[2]niggard vi (ca. 1600) obs: to act niggardly ~ vt, obs: to treat in a niggardly manner

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