Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

skąpy in English:

1. mean mean

He is mean.
If you raise an eyebrow, it can mean "I want to have sex with you", but also "I find that what you just said is completely idiotic."
When my doctor told me to eat more vegetables, he didn't mean French fries.
The plants' mean height was 10,3 centimetres but some of them were as high as 15 centimetres.
He’s not very nice. He can be quite mean.
I mean it's just another manifestation of internet addiction really.
They don't use 'celeb' to mean 'rich man' over there. By which I determine that you are Japanese.
Although it's "Mac OS X", that doesn't mean that the Mac OS code itself has been upgraded to a new version.
The Waterfront's success could mean that other cities soon follow, creating areas that offer people a new kind of city living, with all the benefits and none of the stress, noise and pollution of crowded centres.
Did you know that when you say "America", it can mean the USA or the continent of both Americas?
It's written abazure (bitch). Surely this must mean a slut?
What do we mean by "global optimization"? It's kind of like if I gave you a pair of binoculars and told you to find me the highest mountain in the world, using only your eyes.
Being "really busy" does not mean running around and acting like you don't have time for anyone or anything.
In particular, it is customary for actual examples of use of the harmonic mean to generally cover "average speed," and explain no further than that.

English word "skąpy"(mean) occurs in sets:

Unit 1 - Lives people live - Word list cz.1
dział człowiek cechy charakteru longman
odpowiedz przymiotniki czlowiek ubrania
Traits of Character – Basic Polish Vocabulary
2. Człowiek 2. Charakter - Słownictwo Podstawowe

2. stingy

Tom is very stingy.
Take back what you said about me being stingy.
Despite all his wealth, he is stingy.
He is inclined to look at everything from the standpoint of its practicality and is neither stingy nor extravagant.
Once upon a time, there lived a stingy old man in the village.
Katherine is a stingy woman. She's always trying to get discounts at the store and avoid spending money.
Accordingly as people become rich, they are apt to be stingy.
My wonderful wife is so stingy that ... "You boasting? Or complaining?"
he's so stingy that he always makes reverse charge calls
“his employer is stingy and idle”
A stingy person is someone who isn't generous with their money
I could be very generous... or very stingy. I can make you a legend!
He's really stingy and never buys anyone a drink when we go out.
The returns revealed the Bidens to be stingy when it came to charity, givingan average of $369 a year for the last decade.

English word "skąpy"(stingy) occurs in sets:

8. Describing people: positive andnegative qualities
words of familiar meaning - adj
Fiszki z książki - "Handyman" (Frank Banta)
Vocabulary II - Character and Personality
Fiszki z książki - "Bimmie Says" (Sydney Van Scyoc)

3. scant

We paid scant attention to him
with scant regard of my feelings
scant few will do all of them all the time.
scant information
As for startups, a scant few fit these criteria.
Scant difference.

English word "skąpy"(scant) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "The Trap" (Betsy Curtis)
Fiszki z książki - "Hot Planet" (Hal Clement)
Fiszki z książki - "Do Unto Others" (Mark Clifton)
Fiszki z książki - "Angel's Egg" (Edgar Pangborn)
Fiszki z książki - "Fiscal Ballads" (Harry Graham)

4. niggardly

Of a rich man who was niggardly he said, "That man does not own his estate, but his estate owns him."

English word "skąpy"(niggardly) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "Calvary A Novel" (Octave Mirbeau)
Fiszki z książki - "The Prince" (Nicoló Machiavelli)
Fiszki z książki - "Sermons for the Day" (Edward H...
Fiszki z książki - "A Pioneer Mother" (Hamlin Garl...
Fiszki z książki - "The Way of the Gods" (John Lut...

5. miserly

The name of "Scrooge" has even entered the English language to describe any miserly person

English word "skąpy"(miserly) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "Lancashire Songs" (Edwin Waugh)
angielski- 3 cechy charakteru, ciało, reakcje ciała
Fiszki z książki - "Rhyme and Reason Volume Two" (...
Fiszki z książki - "Five Plays" (Edward John Dunsany)
Fiszki z książki - "Joyzelle" (Maurice Maeterlinck)

6. parsimonious

Not only is this hypothesis, to borrow Richard Dawkins phrase, 'an unparsimonious extravagance', it faces an insupervable objection.
She's too parsimonious to heat the house properly.

English word "skąpy"(parsimonious) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "Tolstoy" (L. Winstanley)
Fiszki z książki - "Superseded" (May Sinclair)
Fiszki z książki - "In Pawn" (Ellis Parker Butler)
Fiszki z książki - "Northwest!" (Harold Bindloss)
Fiszki z książki - "Ticket No. "9672"" (Jules Verne)

7. avaricious

... nor, on the contrary, avaricious; for whenever he knew...

English word "skąpy"(avaricious) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "Gossip" (Mona Gould)
Fiszki z książki - "Arabian Wisdom" (John Wortabet)
Fiszki z książki - "The Nursery Rhyme Book" (Unknown)
Fiszki z książki - "Pierre Grassou" (Honore de Bal...
Fiszki z książki - "Gamblers and Gambling" (Henry ...

8. cheeseparing

English word "skąpy"(cheeseparing) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "The Changeling" (Walter Besant)
Fiszki z książki - "Whitewash" (Horace Annesley Va...
Fiszki z książki - "Papers from Lilliput" (J. B. P...
Fiszki z książki - "Seeing and Hearing" (George W....
Fiszki z książki - "Thirty Years Since or The Ruin...

9. thrifty

They have plenty of money now, but they still tend to be thrifty
Our boss is thrifty, but this attribute makes him so effective.
But the boy still remains cold towards her and is even thrifty with his words.
I'm rather a thrifty guy. I don't spend money like water, but sometimes I treat myself to some pleasure
similar to frugal but there is a one main difference: a thrifty person in more hands-on in their savings
He is thrifty, not to say stingy.
It is not wise, nor in the long run is it kind, to tax the thrifty for the thriftless.

English word "skąpy"(thrifty) occurs in sets:

Człowiek - cechy charakteru
unity 22,24,25

10. tight fisted

English word "skąpy"(tight fisted) occurs in sets:

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