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Meaning of "chinchy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHINCHY

chinchy  [ˈtʃɪntʃɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHINCHY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chinchy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CHINCHY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of chinchy in the English dictionary

The definition of chinchy in the dictionary is tightfisted or miserly.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHINCHY


benchy
ˈbɛntʃɪ
Binchy
ˈbɪntʃɪ
branchy
ˈbræntʃɪ
bunchy
ˈbʌntʃɪ
Comanche
kəˈmæntʃɪ
conchie
ˈkɒntʃɪ
conchy
ˈkɒntʃɪ
crunchie
ˈkrʌntʃɪ
crunchy
ˈkrʌntʃɪ
Frenchie
ˈfrɛntʃɪ
Frenchy
ˈfrɛntʃɪ
Leonardo
ˌliːəˈnɑːdəʊdəˈvɪntʃɪ
paunchy
ˈpɔːntʃɪ
punchy
ˈpʌntʃɪ
Ranchi
ˈræntʃɪ
raunchy
ˈrɔːntʃɪ
scrunchie
ˈskrʌntʃɪ
scrunchy
ˈskrʌntʃɪ
stenchy
ˈstentʃɪ
Vinci
ˈvɪntʃɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHINCHY

chinampa
Chinan
Chinatown
chinaware
chinbone
chincapin
chinch
chinch bug
chincherinchee
chinchilla
chincough
Chindia
Chindit
Chindonesia
Chindwin
chine

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHINCHY

achy
anarchy
beachy
bitchy
catchy
Cauchy
Clichy
duchy
hierarchy
itchy
Maconchy
monarchy
patchy
peachy
scratchy
sketchy
slouchy
stretchy
touchy
Vichy

Synonyms and antonyms of chinchy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chinchy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHINCHY

Find out the translation of chinchy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chinchy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chinchy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

chinchy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chinchy
570 millions of speakers

English

chinchy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

chinchy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

chinchy
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

chinchy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chinchy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

chinchy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Chinchy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Chinchy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

chinchy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

chinchy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

chinchy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Chinchy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chinchy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

chinchy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिडखोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

chinchy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chinchy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chinchy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

chinchy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

chinchy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

chinchy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

chinchy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

chinchy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

chinchy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chinchy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINCHY»

The term «chinchy» is used very little and occupies the 151.739 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINCHY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chinchy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINCHY»

Discover the use of chinchy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chinchy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Slang: The People's Poetry
English word was borrowed from Old French chiche 'parsimonious', the unety— mological n inserted by speakers later, in both English and French.3 If this is the chinchy that African Americans spoke until the 1950s, it was an English word ...
Michael Adams, 2009
2
Dialect Notes
is not listed by Godefroy. It would appear, then, that the explanation of chinchery as chincher, plus y, the etymology given in the New English Dictionary, is not strictly accurate. The complete disappearance of chinchy in England coincides with ...
3
Dictionary of the English/Creole of Trinidad & Tobago: On ...
< chinchy) = chinchy, >chinky ◊ (Uh 1883:248) chinchora chinchora, chinchoro n obs Hammock; a woven string net used for sleeping or resting. (< LAS chinchorro 'hammock' < Amer) ◊ Often have I slept in a “chinchora,” (that is, a net-work ...
Lise Winer, 2009
4
The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and ...
156,1993 chinchy adjective 1 cheap; parsimonious, stingy UK, 1400 • I guess when you get into the atom-bomb class of brains, you get pretty chinchy everywhere else. — Philip Wylie, Opus 21, p. 351,1949 • “You all are so chinchy,” Lowry ...
Tom Dalzell, 2008
5
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
156, 1993 Chinchy adjective 1 cheap; parsimonious, stingy uk, 1400 • I guess when you get into the atom-bomb class of brains, you get pretty chinchy everywhere else— Philip wyiie, opus 21, p. 351, 1949 • "You all are so chinchy," Lowry ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
6
The Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms
(William Faulkner, The Town, 1957) chinchy Stingy, miserly. “He got chinchy as he grew older.” chin music Loquacious, inconsequential talking made by those who like to hear themselves talk. chinning Talking a lot. “He never stopped chinnin' ...
Robert Hendrickson, 2000
7
You All Spoken Here
... give you the time of day; he'd skin a flea for the hide and tallow. Chinchy: Said of a skinflint; he's so chinchy, he can call his every dollar by its first name. Close: Parsimonious; miserly; a near man with a dollar. Snudge: You All Spoken Here.
Roy Wilder, 1998
8
I Will Fear No Evil
“Maybe I should try it—since you are so damn chinchy about making me an honest woman. More likely I'll change my name again and disappear and wind up in a crib in Bombay. Will you come visit me, Jake?” “No. Too hot.” “Chinchy.
Robert A. Heinlein, 1987
9
The Women on the Porch
“He didn't have no right to do that.” “He paid me for it,” Ioe said. “One thing about Mister Iack, he war'n't chinchy.” “He war'n't chinchy,” Maria said, “but he was drunk more'n half the time. White folks take a drink, it 156 THE WOMEN ON THE  ...
Caroline Gordon, 1993
10
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus
... deficient, failing, inadequate, insufficient, scant, scanty, scarce, shy, wanting 3 syn STINGY, cheeseparing, ||chinchy, close, mean, Os carrow, niggardly, penny- pinching, save-all, scrimy scrimy adj syn STINGY, cheeseparing, ||chinchy, mean,  ...
Merriam-Webster, Inc, 1988

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHINCHY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chinchy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Hot, dry and chinchy
When conditions are right, don't get 'chinchy' with your pest scouting time – take a moment each week and look for trouble. It may be hot and ... «Clay Today Online, Jun 15»
2
Chinch Bug management on St. Augustine Grasses
There's nothing “chinchy” about chinch bugs! At least, they're not stingy when it comes to expending energy in attacking St. Augustine grass. «Port St. Joe Star, Jun 14»
3
We Talk to Lisa Loeb About Cats and Cat-Eye Glasses
Currently, two felines are the objects of her feline affections: Chinchy Morty, a "mutt" she says looks like a Russian Blue, and Sweetie McGee, ... «Catster, Feb 14»
4
HBO Kills Comedy By Cancelling Christopher Guest's Family Tree …
I'm not saying HBO is a chinchy company when it comes to certain series, but the cable network has allowed far more dramas to continue on into multiple ... «Cinema Blend, Jan 14»
5
The Canadian Caught Selling Secrets To Russia Compromised A …
Canada people are mucho nicer but kinda of chinchy so not surprised Canada military guy only got $3,000 a month to give up secrets. Cheap ... «Business Insider, Oct 12»

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