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.)
scant, meager, very little
petty in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip"
In a niggard manner.