geizen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gīt(e)sen, gīzen, from gīten (to be greedy), from Middle High German gīt (stinginess).

Geiz (stinginess) +‎ -en

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geizen (third-person singular simple present geizt, past tense geizte, past participle gegeizt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to be miserly, to be stingy
  2. to be sparing

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