Definitions for "Niggardly"
Meanly covetous or avaricious in dealing with others; stingy; niggard.
Niggardly is a word synonymous with stingy and miserly, and a niggard (noun) is a miser. They are both derived from the Old Norse verb nigla, meaning "to fuss about small matters". (The English word "niggle" retains the original Norse meaning.)
Keywords:  meager, scant, little
scant, meager, very little
Keywords:  petty, spending, tip
petty in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip"
Keywords:  manner
In a niggard manner.