word that will get u fired...even though it doesn't mean anything offensive
I said niggardly and then i had to apologize...because my boss doesn't have a strong grasp of the english language
by johnstamos69 April 28, 2005
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An from old Norse "hnøgger", which means "miserly", "stingy". Despite its similarity to the offensive term "nigger", the two words are not related in any way. Stop jumping to conclusions and open the dictionary.
English buff- "Boy that gentleman at the picnic sure was niggardly."

Ignoramus- "You said "picnic" and "niggerly"! Racist!"

English Buff- "*Sigh*! "Picnic" is from a French word that refers to what we'd call a pot luck, and "niggardly" is from an old Norse word that means "stingy". They have nothing to do with race!"

Ignoramus- "Racist!"

English Buff- "*Sigh*..."
by Lorelili September 20, 2007
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Word that will get you beat up, even though there's no racial meaning.
I told a stingy and miserly African-American co-worker who refuses to donate to charity that he shouldn't be so niggardly and then he beat me up because he was too ignorant to know the meaning of the word.
by Orange County California February 01, 2015
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When someone is so completely ignorant that they feel they do not have to contribute to anything that benefits themselves, this may be financially, time, or any other means of contribution. commonly used to mean cheap
Marco Ranzi is niggardly when it comes to purchasing groceries for the apartment, even though he eats all his roommates food.
by Honest but True October 08, 2010
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iphone mis-spell of 'nigga'
trying to text a homie....

yo nigga

iphone fixes it to..

yo niggardly
by lolzreet July 28, 2010
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When trying to type "nigga" on a cell phone, the cell phone's spell-check will usually change it to niggardly, therefore you end up with a confusing text message.
1 Yo where you at nigga?
**Spell check changes word to niggardly**
*Before you can realize, you press send*

Second person receives text saying; "Yo where you at niggardly?"

Communication is hindered.
by Real Name No Gimmicks November 06, 2010
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