mezquinar
transitive verb
1. (general) 
No le mezquines elogios a tu hijo. ¡Se los merece!Don't be stingy with praise for your son. He deserves it!
Mis vecinos no mezquinaron ningún gasto en la celebración del cumpleaños de su hija.My neighbors didn't skimp on the cost of their daughter's birthday celebrations.
mezquinar (Latinoamérica)
transitive verb
1
mezquinar algo to be stingy with sth; skimp on sth
2 (S. Cone)
mezquinar el cuerpo to dodge; swerve
mezquinar el saludo
3 (And)
mezquinar a algn to defend sb; mezquinar a un niño to let a child off a punishment
intransitive verb
to be mean; be stingy
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