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  1. 2
    American informal cheap and badly made

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  2. 3
    American informal someone who is chintzy does not like to spend money or give things to people

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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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