stinge

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain, possibly a dialectal 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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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

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