Meaning of CHINTZY in English

I. ˈchin(t)sē, -si adjective

( usually -er/-est )

Etymology: chintz (I) + -y

1. : decorated with or like chintz


a. : gaudy , cheap

a chintzy spa town in the Shakespeare country — J.P.O'Donnell

b. : stingy

chintzy set-manufacturers haven't left any room in the set for a decent-sized loudspeaker — David Lachenbruch


variant of chinchy

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