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American Sign Language (ASL) for STINGY / MISERLY / CHEAPSKATE / PENNY-PINCHING


Here are some options for STINGY. It really depends on context, of course. The first, and probably the closest fit, is this sign. It’s like a person trying desperately to hold onto every penny he has. In another context, you might want this sign, usually glossed GREEDY. Make note of my facial grammar here. It’s like a person trying to grab onto more and more money. A third sign is this one. It’s like a broke person trying to hold onto whatever money he has. That’s not as good a fit for STINGY, but it’s possible.

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