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stinge

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain, possibly a dialectical variation of sting (verb)

NounEdit

stinge (plural stinges)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand) An individual who seen to have a stingy demeanour or who lacks generosity.
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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

stinge

  1. third-person singular present indicative of stingere

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin extinguere, present active infinitive of extinguō.

VerbEdit

a stinge (third-person singular present stinge, past participle stins3rd conj.

  1. to turn off, put out
  2. to extinguish, quench

ConjugationEdit

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